Clyde Anderson collection of the Madison Coal Corporation, 1915-1942
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Brief Description: The correspondence in this collection is primarily between employees of Madison Coal discussing farming business near Johnston City, Illinois, in Williamson and Franklin counties.  Some of the correspondence is between the Madison Coal and the farmers.  The topics discussed are the raising of crops, profits, selling of corn and apples.  Some correspondence is regarding the transfer of properties, the building of a new road by the county, and the upkeep of company-owned house and outbuildings.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 1/6/MSS 173
Created by: Madison Coal Corporation, Anderson, Clyde.
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.
Biographical Note for Madison Coal Corporation : The Madison Coal Corporation of Chicago, Illinois, owned and operated several coalmines in southern Illinois during the years of this collection, 1915-1942.  The buildings and farmlands were also owned by the corporation.  Local farmers leased these properties, lived in the houses, and farmed the land.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Acquisition of property.
Johnston City (Ill.)
Madison Coal Company.
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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PreferredCitation: [Item], Clyde Anderson collection of the Madison Coal Corporation, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.