Associated Mutual Insurance Company [RG3481.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG3481.AM: Associated Mutual Insurance Company

Maps: 1893, 1912, 1918, 1932
Size: 5 items

BACKGROUND NOTE

Maps of businesses have long been prepared by insurance companies in order to determine insurance rates. Although originally prepared for insurance companies, the maps today have great research value for those interested in factory design and construction and business history. Although the Sanborn insurance maps (in the Society’s Library) are the most well-known, other companies, such as the Associated Mutual Insurance Company (later the Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Company) also prepared such maps.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of five items designated as Insurance Maps, 1893, 1912, 1918, and 1932. These maps were made by the Planning Department of the Associated Mutual Insurance Company. Included is a 35mm color positive transparency strip and color photocopy maps of the following Omaha businesses: Murphy, Wasey and Company, 1893; Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company, 1912; General Electric, 1918; and Ford Motor Company, 1932. The maps show factory layouts and construction information.

These items are for reference use only. Reproductions must be ordered from The Edison Institute. Credit line for any use of this material should read “From the Collections of Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.”

INVENTORY

Item

  1. Murphy, Wasey and Company, Omaha, Nebraska, 1893
  2. Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company, Omaha, Nebraska, 1912
  3. General Electric, Omaha, Nebraska, 1918
  4. Ford Motor Company, Omaha, Nebraska, 1932
  5. 35mm color positive transparency strip of Items 1-4

 

Subject headings:

Associated Mutual Insurance Company
Douglas County (Neb.) — Businesses
Ford Motor Company (Omaha, Neb.)
General Electric (Omaha, Neb.)
Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company (Omaha, Neb.)
Murphy, Wasey and Company (Omaha, Neb.)
Omaha (Neb.) — Businesses

 

Revised 10-16-2007 TMM

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