Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies maps and plans

About this collection

The Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies comprised twenty-eight mutual insurance firms that specialized in industrial fire insurance. The Associated Companies maintained a central testing laboratory for testing and accrediting fire control apparatus and electrical equipment, as well as centralized engineering and appraisal departments. The Plan Division produced and distributed fire insurance maps and plans of individual insured properties. The collection consists of seventy original hand-colored plans and maps primarily depicting textile mills, paper products factories and foundries in New England and New York. Click here for a detailed description of the collection.

    Image: Detail of H.B. Smith Company, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1925. Click to view.

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