Carbondale Coals Ltd. fonds
50 cm of textual records
Carbondale Coal Company Ltd. was incorporated in Alberta in 1922 to open and operate a mine at Ardley, Alberta. The company's head office was in Calgary. The company was in financial difficulties by 1925. and was reorganized in 1926 as Carbondale Coals Ltd. Due to continuing financial problems the company was liquidated in 1930 and the mine was sold to Lewis R. Lipsett.
These records were salvaged from the Hollinsworth Building, owned by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, before the Bankers Hall project renovations were begun. Carbondale Coals' liquidator, R.G. Straker, worked for Managers Ltd., a company owned by E.L. Harvie, who had offices in the Hollinsworth Building.
Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, general ledgers, shareholders registers, applications for shares, employee registers, payroll sheets, and liquidation records.
Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, 1984.
The material is in English.
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