Miscellaneous correspondence, [ca. 1868]-1947.


Miscellaneous correspondence, [ca. 1868]-1947.

[ca. 1868]-1947

Miscellaneous correspondence and memos, both loose and in record books, written primarily between officers and managers of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company with some correspondence to outsiders including officers of other insurance companies, concerning various matters relating to the company and to insurance in general. Of note are two boxes of correspondence to and about the group of English industrial insurance experts that were brought to the U.S. to work for Metropolitan Life, 1880-1884; circular letters of the Claim and Audits Division, 1889-1894; a volume of copies of letters by William H. Kellock, Building Superintendent, concerning the physical operation and maintenance of the Metropolitan Life building on Madison Avenue in New York City, 1902-1905; and some unsorted correspondence produced by company executives including President Haley Fiske, concerning Louis Brandeis' attack on large life insurance companies.

ca. 15 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 6878425

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Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Claim and Audits Division.

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Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

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Kellock, William

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Fiske, Haley, 1852-1929

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Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941

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Louis Brandeis (b. November 13, 1856, Louisville, Kentucky – d. October 5, 1941, Washington D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from 1916 until 1939. Brandeis was the Court’s 67th justice and its first Jewish-American justice. He was the son of immigrants from Bohemia, who came to Kentucky from Prague, then part of the Austrian Empire. He received his LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1877, and before becoming a judge, served as a lawyer at Warren & B...