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Guide to the Mary M. Foster fire insurance policy MSS.0291

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-12-07T15:25-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2012
Collection Title:

Mary M. Foster fire insurance policy

Unit ID:

MSS.0291

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 item)

Dates:

1881 December 22

Abstract:

A fire insurance policy dated 22 December 1881, taken out by Mary M. Foster of Clayton, Alabama, on her "frame dwelling house part one & half story & part one story, & dining room & kitchen attached, occupied by her. . . . "

creator

Central City Fire Insurance Company.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a Central City Fire Insurance Company policy dated 22 December 1881, taken out by Mary M. Foster of Clayton, Alabama, on her "frame dwelling house part one & half story & part one story, & dining room & kitchen attached, occupied by her..."

Preferred Citation:

Mary M. Foster fire insurance policy, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

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None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008[ updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Biographical/Historical note

Property insurance provides protection against most risks to property, such as fire, theft and some weather damage. This includes specialized forms of insurance such as fire insurance, flood insurance, earthquake insurance, home insurance, or boiler insurance.

Source(s)

Foster, Mary M. (local)

Business and Labor (localbroad)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Insurance policies (aat)

Policy Box 1578 Folder 10