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Nathan E. Preston Insurance Agency Cash Books, 1928-1960

Nathan E. Preston (1889-1962) operated his own insurance agency beginning in the late 1920’s, working for several insurance companies. He sold insurance from his office at the Commercial National Bank Building in St. Joseph, Michigan for over thirty years. His cash books show the business transactions of his insurance agency as well as his personal expenses and other sources of income.

Finding Aid (PDF)

The Travelers Insurance Co license for Nathan E. Preston

Historical Insurance Policy Collection, 1655-current

The Historical Insurance Policy Collection contains notable documents such as two life insurance policies for slaves from the 1800’s, as well as other historical life, fire, and marine insurance policies. The oldest policy in the collection is from 1655.

To view and use policies from this collection, contact the Davis Library Insurance Archives.

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