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Guide to the Royal Indemnity Company Records of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire 1892-1987 (bulk 1901-1911)
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Description
Records from three insurance companies--London & Liverpool & Globe, Royal, and Queen Insurance Companies-- that did business during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and eventually merged. Includes operational documents; technical, scientific, financial, and personal reports about the disaster; a scrapbook; publications; and photographs.
Background
The Royal Indemnity Company is a subsidiary of Royal & SunAlliance Insurance Group plc (RSA), which is one of the largest insurance companies based in the United Kingdom.
Extent
1.0 carton, 2 flat boxes (3.25 cubic feet)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist.
Availability
The collection is open for research, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Please call the San Francisco History Center for hours and information at 415-557-4567.