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Fire Insurance Plan Holdings
 

A popular set held in the Map and Data Centre is the collection of small format (30 x 33 cm) Canadian fire insurance plans printed between 1951 and 1973. The following links will provide alphabetical lists by village/town/city within each province/territory and include the date, author and number of sheets of the original paper plan.

All members of the Western community need to be aware of, and respect the intellectual property rights of others.

Copying or scanning a copyright-protected work is infringement, unless:

• You are acting under an exception to infringement such as Fair Dealing or the Educational Institutions exception, as set out in the Canadian Copyright Act;

• You have permission as articulated in a licence;

• You have received clearance from the copyright owner.

Western is not responsible for infringing copies reproduced or transmitted by photocopiers, printers or scanners made available on its premises.

Please be aware that a 90 year copyright restriction applies. For inquiries on reproductions, please contact (1-800-268-8080) the copyright owner, at SCM Risk Management.

Please note that the following London plans are now available online:

Listings by Province

Another collection of small and large format (54 x 64 cm) plans printed between 1876 and 1973 can be found at the University of Western Ontario Archives website.

London plans are available in the Western Archives Reading Room. Please request all other plans in advance of your visit by phone (519) 661-2111 ext. 84046 or e-mail archives.services@uwo.ca.

Copyright-free images may be viewed on the Library and Archives Canada website.

For a list of plans held in other Canadian collections, you should consult Occasional Paper #6, entitled Catalogue of Canadian Fire Insurance Plans, 1875 - 1975, published by the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives.