Fonds RBSC-ARC-1029 - Bell-Irving Insurance Agencies Ltd. fonds

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Bell-Irving Insurance Agencies Ltd. fonds

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7 m of textual records

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H. Bell-Irving and Company was established in Vancouver in 1895 as Managing and Selling Agents for the Anglo British Columbia Packing Company. In 1908, the Company created an Insurance Department to underwrite insurance for its canneries and fishing boats and in 1929 it was established as a separate business under the name Bell-Irving Insurance Ltd. The firm purchased Nairn Insurance Agencies in 1948 and Crossley Insurance Agencies in 1949. Bell-Irving Insurance Agencies Ltd.'s functions included insurance, real estate, mortgages, automobile financing and property management. The company ceased operation in 1972.

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The fonds consists of financial records, insurance policy records and ledgers arranged in three sub-groups: Bell-Irving Insurance Agencies Ltd., Crossley Insurance Agencies, and Nairn Insurance Agencies.

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Some of the ledgers listed in the finding aid may not be available for consultation. Contact RBSC archivist for details.

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