Tag Archives: College of Insurance

Ellis H. Carson Papers, 1935-1980

Ellis Hignett Carson was born in 1904, Liverpool, England. He moved to the United States in 1938 for the position of Assistant U.S. Manager and Vice President of the insurance firm Royal Liverpool Group, which began his long career in the insurance industry. This collection represents an array of the work of Ellis H. Carson, including correspondence, as well as his publications and transcripts of his speeches. Carson wrote about a range of topics including liability, fire, casualty insurance, property damage, and the capacity crisis of the industry.

Finding Aid (PDF)

Ellis H. Carson photograph

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Memorabilia and Artifacts of the College of Insurance/School of Risk Management

The Davis Library’s collection of memorabilia and artifacts of the College of Insurance/School of Risk Management is now available to view on our digital collections site!

A. Leslie Leonard Collection, 1948-1984

Leslie Leonard (1914-2011) was the first president of The College of Insurance from the College’s inception in 1962 until his retirement in 1984. This collection contains materials about and by Dr. A. Leslie Leonard, and his career as the first president of The College of Insurance, including biographical information, photographs, articles both by and about Leonard, and transcripts of speeches he gave at numerous conferences and awards dinners. This collection also contains a bound copy of his Ed.D. dissertation on the founding of The College of Insurance.

Finding Aid for Leonard Collection (PDF)

Arthur Cyrus Goerlich Papers, 1915-1975

Arthur Cyrus Goerlich was born in Manhattan in 1894. Goerlich graduated from Columbia University in 1916. His professional career began in 1917 as an assistant educational director for the Bronx Y.M.C.A. Goerlich served as dean of the Insurance Society of New York’s School of Insurance and later founded the College of Insurance and. In 1964, Goerlich retired after a career of nearly fifty years in insurance education. He died in 1975.

This collection contains materials from Goerlich’s life and career as an educator of insurance students. The collection includes personal correspondence, correspondence of the Insurance Society of New York, photographs, press clippings, and academic papers.

Finding Aid for the Goerlich Papers (PDF)