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USGS Topographic Maps

Part of the Government Documents collections.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Original and revised Sanborn maps for 116 communities across Mississippi, housed in the Mississippiana and Rare Books division of Special Collections. Produced from just after the Civil War to just after World War II, Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps provide a wide range of information about rchitectural structure, integrity and use of buildings; terrain; transportation; employment; locally-available goods and services; and the general population of a town.