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Series II. Pittsburgh Coal Company Minute Books (Parent Company)

Scope and Content Notes:

The following series contains corporate records identified with each parent company.

Subseries 1. Pittsburgh Coal Company (New Jersey)

Scope and Content Notes:

Incorporated: September 13, 1899, in N.J.; Demised: dissolved June 18, 1919; Predecessor: None; Successor: Pittsburgh Coal Company (Pennsylvania : 1916-1945); Statistics: Holding company formed to acquired properties of Pennsylvania Mining Company and others through a syndicate headed by Moore & Schley. Under reorganization plan, effective January 1, 1916, former operating subsidiary Pittsburgh Coal Company (Pennsylvania) became parent company by distribution of stock.

Oversize 98 Minutes of Stockholders Meetings (Volume 19), September 13, 1899-June 3, 1919
Box 7 Minutes of Board of Directors Meetings, September 13, 1899-January 2, 1906
Oversize 96 Minutes of Board of Directors Meetings (Volume 14), February 7, 1906-December 27, 1911
Oversize 98 Minutes of Board of Directors Meetings (Volume 20), January 24, 1912-January 28, 1920
Box 6 Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings, October 25, 1899-June 18, 1907
Oversize 97 Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings (Volume 17), July 2, 1907-July 28, 1915

Subseries 2. Pittsburgh Coal Company (Pennsylvania), 1916-1945

Scope and Content Notes:

Incorporated: January 12, 1916, in Pa.; Demised: November 23, 1945, by merger; Predecessors: Pittsburgh Coal Company of Pennsylvania, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal and Coke Company; Successor: Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company; Statistics: New parent company established under reorganization plan, replacing holding company Pittsburgh Coal Company (N.J.) and two main operating companies. Absorbed Consolidation Coal Company on November 23, 1945, and changed name to Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company.

Oversize 99 Minutes of Stockholders Meetings (Volume 22), February 9, 1916-July 25, 1945
Oversize 100 Minutes of Board of Directors Meetings (Volume 24), January 26, 1916-December 28, 1920
Oversize 96 Minutes of Board of Directors Meetings (Volume 14), January 19, 1921-December 22, 1927
Oversize 97 Minutes of Board of Directors Meetings (Volume 16), January 26, 1928-December 27, 1939
Oversize 100 Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings (Volume 25), July 28, 1915-December 19, 1933
Oversize 98 Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings (Volume 18), January 12, 1934-January 16, 1940

Subseries 3. Pittsburgh Coal Company (Pennsylvania), 1945-1951

Scope and Content Notes:

Incorporated: November 23, 1945, in Pa; Demised: dissolved September 20, 1951; Predecessor: Pittsburgh Coal Company (Pennsylvania : 1916-1945); Successor: Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company; Statistics: Operated former Pittsburgh Coal Company mines for Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company from December 1, 1945 to December 31, 1949. Last assets sold to Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company, January 31, 1950.

Box 6 Minutes of Stockholders and Board of Directors Meetings, November 23, 1945-April 9, 1951

Subseries 4. Pittsburgh Coal Company of Pittsburgh

Scope and Content Notes:

Incorporated: pre-1900, in PA; Demised: reincorporated January 12, 1916; Predecessor: Pennsylvania Mining Company, etc.; Successor: Pittsburgh Coal Company (Pennsylvania : 1916-1945); Statistics: Incorporated in Pa. as Pennsylvania Mining Company prior to 1900. On January 12, 1904, the Pittsburgh Coal Company (N.J.) conveyed all its mining operations and railroads in Pennsylvania to the Pennsylvania Mining Company, which changed its name to Pittsburgh Coal Company of Pennsylvania on March 11, 1904. Under reorganization plan, it was superseded effective January 1, 1916, by a new Pittsburgh Coal Company (Pa.), which became the parent company.

Oversize 105 Minutes of Stockholders and Board of Directors Meetings (Volume 40), March 11, 1904-October 23, 1907
Oversize 100 Minutes of Stockholders and Board of Directors Meetings (Volume 23), November 5, 1907-March 25, 1914
Oversize 99 Minutes of Stockholders and Board of Directors Meetings (Volume 21), May 27, 1914-December 31, 1915
Oversize 100 Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings (Volume 25), July 28, 1915