Guide to the Albert G. Brock Insurance Company Records, 1888-1990

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held in the Research Library at the Nantucket Historical Association. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the internet.

Collection Details

Collection Number:
MS50
Title:
Albert G. Brock Insurance Company Records
Date(s):
1888–1990
Creator:
Albert G. Brock Insurance Company
Repository:
Nantucket Historical Association
Language:
Material is in English.

Information for Users

Restrictions to Access: No restrictions. Open for research.

Restrictions to Use: No usage restrictions.

Copyright Notice: Copyright is retained by the authors of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation: [identification of item], in the Albert G. Brock Insurance Company Records, Nantucket Historical Association.

Sensitive Materials Statement:

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Subject Headings

  • Corporate Name
    • Albert G. Brock Insurance Company.
  • Topical Term
    • Businesses--Massachusetts--Nantucket.
    • Insurance companies.
    • Calendars.

Biographical Information

The Albert G. Brock Insurance Company was established in Nantucket, Mass., by Albert G. Brock (1862- ) in 1886 as an agency for the New York Life Insurance Company. The business was continued by William Cartwright Brock and later Albert G. Brock II. It was purchased by Cape Cod-based insurance company Rogers & Gray in 2016.

Scope and Content

The Albert G. Brock Insurance Company Records collection includes declarations to medical examiners and medical examiners’ reports. There are also notes that give physical and biological information about the applicants and their parents, as well as a fire box list for ‘Sconset and several calendars from 1986–1990.

Contents

Folder 1–2: Albert G. Brock Insurance Company record books, 1888–1957
Copies of applications, declarations to medical examiners, and medical examiners’ reports to New York Life Insurance Company.

Folder 2: Albert G. Brock Insurance Company Siasconset fire box list, undated

Folder 3: Albert G. Brock Insurance Company Calendars, 1986–1990

Processing Information

Processed by NHA staff.

Finding aid by Abbie Minard and Amelia Holmes, July 2018 with additional description by Sarah Lerner in September 2018 and Teddy Leane in June 2021.

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