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Continental Insurance Company of New York records

Identifier: c-00339

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a ledger recording insurance policies issued by the Muskegon County, Michigan branch of the Continental Insurance Company of New York. Included are letters of correspondence from the home office, a record of the name and address of each policy holder, the amount insured, the rate, the amount of premium, the terms and the dates of coverage.

The company insured such items as property, buildings, machinery, furniture, business stock, and horses.


  • Creation: 1883 - 1892


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

Continental Insurance Company of New York was founded in 1853. The first president was the former mayor of New York City, William V. Brady.


0.1 Cubic Feet (, 1 volume on shelf)

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Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Thomas Bolt, 1962-06-25. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Continental Insurance Company of New York Records
4 Published And Cataloged
June 1967
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US