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Guide to the Alabama Fuel and Iron Company records MSS.0033

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

May 2009

Creation:

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Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Alabama Fuel and Iron Company records

Unit ID:

MSS.0033

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

1.4 Linear feet

Dates:

1917-1953

Language of Materials note

English

Abstract:

The business records of a firm with extensive mine holdings in Alabama, including minutes of stockholders meetings, 1917-1953, minutes of the board of directors, 1927-1953, and miscellaneous material.

creator

Alabama Fuel and Iron Company.

Scope and Contents note

The business records of a firm with extensive mine holdings in Alabama, including minutes of stockholders meetings, 1917-1953, minutes of the board of directors, 1927-1953, and miscellaneous material.

Preferred Citation:

Alabama Fuel and Iron Company records, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1992

Access Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

Organized in 1905 as the Alabama Fuel and Steel Company, the firm was reorganized in 1908 as the Alabama Fuel and Iron Company. It owned coal and iron mines in Jefferson, St. Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa, Bibb, and DeKalb counties, as well as brown ore mines and a plant in Franklin County.

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Alabama Business and Industry (Local)

Bibb County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Business and Labor (localbroad)

DeKalb County (Ala.) (Local)

Franklin County (Ala.) (Local)

Iron and Steel Industry (Local)

Jefferson County (Local)

Mining (Local)

Minutes (meetings) (aat)

Saint Clair County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Shelby County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Technology and Industry (localbroad)

Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) (lcsh)

MINUTES OF STOCKHOLDERS MEETINGS, 1917-1953

Scope and Contents note

Include annual reports, reports on operations, financial statements, and other information.

Components in Detail

Stockholders’ Meeting Minutes, ledger 3, 1917-1918 Box 4641 Folder 1

Stockholders’ Meeting Minutes, ledger 3, 1919-1922 Box 4641 Folder 2

Stockholders’ Meeting Minutes, ledger 3, 1922-1925 Box 4641 Folder 3

Stockholders’ Meeting Minutes, ledger 3, 1926-1929 Box 4641 Folder 4

Stockholders’ Meeting Minutes, ledger 3, 1930-1932 Box 4641 Folder 5

Stockholders’ Meeting Minutes, ledger 3, 1933-1936 Box 4641 Folder 6

Stockholders’ Meeting Minutes, ledger 3, 1936-1941 Box 4642 Folder 1

Stockholders’ Meeting Minutes, ledger 3, 1942-1945 List of stockholders, 1945 Box 4642 Folder 2

Stockholders’ Meeting Minutes, ledger 4, 1945-1953 Box 4642 Folder 3

MINUTES BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 1927-1953

Components in Detail

Board of Directors’ Minutes, ledger 3, 1927-1932 Box 4643 Folder 1

Board of Directors’ Minutes, ledger 3, 1932-1939 Box 4643 Folder 2

Board of Directors’ Minutes, ledger 3, 1939-1944 Box 4643 Folder 3

Board of Directors’ Minutes, ledger 3, 1945-1953 Box 4643 Folder 4

OTHER, 1929-1953

Components in Detail

Miscellaneous papers relating to liquidation of the company, 1951-1953 Box 4643 Folder 5

Land Agent’s Book, 1929-1947 Box 4643 Folder 6