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Arrangement

The records of the Consolidation Coal Company and its affiliated companies are arranged in seven series. The most comprehensive documentation in this collection is provided by company minute books and contract files.

Series I contains minute books of the Consolidation Coal Company for the period from 1902-1965. The bulk of these records are from 1902-1949. Included in this series are books containing the minutes of Stockholders’, Board of Directors’, Executive Committee, and Finance Committee meetings and records of the company’s reorganization and receivership proceedings.

Series II contains minute books of the Pittsburgh Coal Company for the period from 1894-1946. Included in this series are books containing the minutes of Stockholders’, Board of Directors’, Executive Committee, and Finance Committee meetings.

Series III contains the minute books of companies associated with the Consolidation Coal Company for the period from 1854-1963. These records represent subsidiaries as well as merged companies and are arranged alphabetically.

Series IV contains stockholders’ records for the period from 1864-1940. The bulk of these records cover the period from 1892-1940. Included in this series are stock certificates, stock ledgers, and stock transfer books.

Series V contains financial records for the period from 1864-1971. The bulk of these records cover the period from 1864-1950. Included in this series are journals and ledgers of the Consolidation Coal Company as well as payroll records from associated companies.

Series VI contains contract files from the Secretary’s office of the Consolidation Coal Company. These contracts are arranged in chronological order and include deeds, land purchases, leases, and other agreements.

Series VII contains contract files from associated companies. Included in this series are agreements made by the Monongahela River Coke and Coal Company and the Fairmont Coal Company.