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us: Sanborn Map Company

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    • Later Established Forms

      • us: Sanborn (Firm)
    • Earlier Established Forms

        Sanborn-Perris Map Co.
    • Sources

      • found: Manhattan land book of the city of New York, c1975: t.p. (Sanborn Map Company, Inc.)
      • found: Fire insurance maps in the Library of Congress, 1981: p. 4-5 (founded in 1867 as the D.A. Sanborn National Insurance Diagram Bureau in New York City; name changed in 1876 to Sanborn Map and Publishing Company; in 1899 acquired Perris and Browne firm and became the Sanborn Perris Map Company, Ltd.; name shortened to Sanborn Map Company in 1902)
      • found: LC database, 17 Sept. 1997 (hdg.: Sanborn Map Company; usage: Sanborn Map Company, Inc.)
      • found: EDR WWW site, Jan. 29, 2002: (EDR Sanborn, Inc., Southport, CT; EDR acquired the Sanborn Map Company collection in 1996)
      • found: Sanborn Web site, Jan. 24, 2006 (Sanborn; 1866: D.A. Sanborn National Diagram Bureau established; 1876: Sanborn Map and Publishing Company, Limited established at the office of the Continental Insurance Company, New York; 1899: acquires Perris and Brown of New York and assumes the name Sanborn Perris Map Company, Limited; 1902: becomes The Sanborn Map Company; 1998: acquires Lockwood Mapping Company of Rochester, N.Y.; 1999: acquires Walker Associates; 2000: acquires Aero Dynamics Corporation of Charlotte, N.C.; acquires Barton Aerial Technologies, Inc., of Columbus, Ohio; acquires Williams Stackhouse of San Antonio, Tex.; 2001: acquires the Colorado Springs office of Analytical Surveys, Inc., and doubles its size; 2002: Sanborn Map Company has eight divisions nationwide and abroad; Mar. 2002: company consolidates its divisions under the one name "Sanborn" and unveils a new corporate identity; Sanborn )
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      • 1980-08-26: new
      • 2006-01-24: revised
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