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Map Collections

Herman B Wells Library Map Collections

Fire Insurance Maps at Indiana University

Fire Insurance maps are fascinating, block-by-block depictions of urban areas dating back to the 1800s. Maps for most cities were made in multiple editions so that you can watch a city grow and develop over time.

The Wells Library boasts an extensive collection of Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for the state of Indiana, but that's not all! Learn about all the ways you can access fire insurance maps from all fifty states and more at GIMMS Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps page.