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Alabama Fuel and Iron Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0033

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1917 - 1953

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

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.

Extent

1.2 Linear Feet

Overview

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.

Provenance

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1992

Processed by

unknown, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
Title
Guide to the Alabama Fuel and Iron Company records
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
May 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500