Insurance Service Agency records
Scope and Contents
The records of the two individual companies (Little & Nolte and John A. Stephenson) and their merger have not survived. This collection consists of a fragment of items which merely name some of the principle people and changes within the Insurance Service Agency over fifty years and a chronological sketch of the company’s history. The collection includes about thirty pages of miscellaneous correspondence between the company and policy holders regarding coverage; year end statement for 1913; a few copies of policies; company letterhead and logo changes; approximately 20 photographs from 1912-1978 of staff and office interiors in various buildings; and newsclippings.
- Insurance Service Agency (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Insurance Service Agency has its beginnings in 1886 in the Little and Nolte real estate and insurance business in Duluth. John A. Stephenson established his own real estate and insurance firm in 1892. The two companies merged in 1912, with the insurance business taking the name Insurance Service Agency.
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Language of Materials
This collection consists of a fragment of items which merely name some of the principle people and changes within the Insurance Service Agency over fifty years and a chronological sketch of the company’s history.
This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-726-8526.
This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.
- Businesses Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence Subject Source: Local sources
- Duluth (Minn.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Insurance Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Newspaper clippings Subject Source: Local sources
- Photographs Subject Source: Local sources
- Guide to the Insurance Service Agency records
- Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Collecting Area Details
Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001