Guernsey-Newton Company records
Scope and Contents
The collection (1909-1921) consists of a record book, and a folder of loose papers removed from the record book.
The record book contains stockholder's and Board of Trustee's minutes, articles of incorporation, by-laws, treasurer's reports, correspondence, motions, and amendments to the articles of incorporation.
The loose papers consist of a 1925 amendment to the articles, a 1925 financial statement, correspondence regarding losses suffered by the company and the death of H. W. Newton in 1927, a profit and loss report from 1927, a graphical chart showing production changes from 1920 to 1928, and a draft of the "memo of agreement" between Continental Casualty and Guernsey-Newton, in 1929.
- Guernsey-Newton Company (Organization)
- Continental Casualty Company (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
The Guernsey-Newton Company was an insurance firm, founded in Spokane, Washington, and which moved to Seattle in 1925. The company was later absorbed by the Continental Casualty Company in 1929.
The founders of Guernsey-Newton were O. E. Guernsey, H. W. Newton, W. H. Mariner, A. M. Riley, and Fred J. Dibble.
0.25 linear feet (1 container) : 1 volume and 1 folder
Language of Materials
The Guernsey-Newton Company was a Washington state insurance firm that was later absorbed by the Continental Casualty Company in 1929. The collection (1909-1921) contains minutes, articles of incorporation, by-laws, treasurer's reports, correspondence, motions, and amendments to the articles of incorporation.
Collection processed by staff in the 1970s; and Tanya Parlet, 2013.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- Articles of incorporation Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Business enterprises -- Washington (State) -- Seattle Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Business enterprises -- Washington (State) -- Spokane Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Bylaws (administrative records) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Financial records Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Insurance agents -- Washington (State) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Insurance companies -- Washington (State) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Washington (State) Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Guide to the Guernsey-Newton Co. Records
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
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