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The Corticelli Silk Company "Mills Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7," Florence, Mass. [insurance map]

The Corticelli Silk Company "Mills Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7," Florence, Mass. [insurance map]

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Title:
The Corticelli Silk Company "Mills Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7," Florence, Mass. [insurance map]
Description:
Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies. The Corticelli Silk Company "Mills Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7," Florence, Mass. Boston, Mass.: Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies, 1927. Surveyed January 7, 1927. Surveyed by H. A. Potter. 1 sheet. Includes plan of buildings (with dimensions), elevation views of individual buildings (with functions of building floors and rooms), and surroundings. Also includes brief description of property, power and fuel, stock and product, and existing water sources and fire protection resources. Includes side sketch showing Co. Tenements (sketch scale 1:6000, 1 in. = 500 ft.) and side sketch showing pump and connections (not to scale). Lacks isometric view of buildings. A number of modifications have been pasted to map with dates ranging from 1933 to 1940. Title has been crossed out and "Belding Heminway Co. Mill No. 7" written above it. Pencilled above index number: "Can. 7-42." Serial number 18942, replaces 13878. Index number 10986-90. Scale 1:600, 1 in. = 50 ft. 53 x 66.5 cm. (OCLC)
Author:
Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies
Date:
1927
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Genre:
Fire insurance maps
Location:
American Textile History Museum
Collection (local):
Osborne Library
Subjects:
Textile factories
Fire risk assessment
Insurance surveys
Silk industry
Corticelli Silk Company
Corticelli Silk Mills (Florence, Mass.)
Belding Heminway Company
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)NorthamptonFlorence
Extent:
1 sheet : map ; 67 x 53 cm
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Preferred Citation:
Courtesy of American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA
Notes:
Mills 1 through 6 produced silk thread and silk hosiery. Mill no. 7 produced gum silk.
Notes (object):
Condition: Fair - numerous pieces pasted on; overall a little worn
Language:
English
Accession #:
0000.1506.65