1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Fire risk assessment--Caribbean Area--Maps.

  1. Charles E. Goad fire insurance map collection, 1894-1909

    41 items. 17 map folders. 41 map sheets. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charles E. Goad fire insurance map collection contains 41 maps that depict 17 cities in the Caribbean area, Mexico, and South America. Charles E. Goad (1848-1910), a noted cartographer and civil engineer, published the maps between 1894-1909. The maps include information relevant to fire insurance appraisal, such as size of building, number of floors, and usage (commercial, educational, residential); construction materials (concrete, brick, wood, glass); population; waterworks; and firefighting equipment. Included on some maps is the size of white population compared to the total population. The map scale differs among the locations.