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Clyde Anderson collection of the Madison Coal Corporation

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Collection Overview

Title: Clyde Anderson collection of the Madison Coal Corporation, 1915-1942Add to your cart.

ID: 1/6/MSS 173

Primary Creator: Madison Coal Corporation

Other Creators: Anderson, Clyde.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Subjects: Acquisition of property., Apples., Corn., Crops., Johnston City (Ill.), Madison Coal Company.

Forms of Material: Correspondence.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Acquisition of property.
Apples.
Corn.
Crops.
Johnston City (Ill.)
Madison Coal Company.

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Clyde Anderson collection of the Madison Coal Corporation, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Folder 1: A-BAdd to your cart.

Baldwin, S. E. & J. W. Bennett Sept.-Oct. 9 TL

Beers, W. S. & J. W. Bennett March 1 TL

Bennett, D. F. & J. W. Bennett Aug.-Oct. 1 TL; 2 ALS

Buchanan, D. W. & J. W. Bennett Dec. 2 TLS; 2 TL

Folder 2: C-FAdd to your cart.

Carbondale Milling Co. from J. W. Bennett Dec. 1 TL

Clutts, W. C. from J. W. Bennett Sept. 1 TL

Chapman, A. T. from J. W. Bennett Sept. 1 TL

Clarkson, David B. from A. J. Moorshead June 1 TL

D. Canale Co. & J. W. Bennett Sept.-Oct. 3 TL; 2 TLS

Davis, V. C. from J. W. Bennett Nov.-Dec. 2 TL

Edwards, G. E. & Bennett & Moorshead April-Dec. 3 TLS; 6 TL

Evans, W. A. from J. W. Bennett April 1 TL

Ferrell, Mike from F. H. Wolfarth Jan.-Nov. 13 TL

Fly, Mat from J. W. Bennett Aug. 1 TL

Fowley, Fred & J. W. Bennett Nov. 2 TL

Folder 3: GAdd to your cart.

Galbreth, O. B. from J. W. Bennett Oct. 1 TL

Gibson Fruit Co. & J. W. Bennett Sept.-Oct. 3 TL; 3 TLS

Gunn, A. A. & J. W. Bennett March 1 TL; 1 ALS

Folder 4: H-KAdd to your cart.

Harris, Charles from J. W. Bennett    March 1 TL

Harris, W. T. & J. W. Bennett Sept. 1 TL; 1 TLS

Hartwell & White from A. J. Moorshead Feb. 1 TL

Hill, M.C. & J. W. Bennett Sept.-Oct. 6 TLS; 5 TL

Isaacs, C. W. from J. W. Bennett Sept. 1 TL

Jones, Everett & J. W. Bennett March 2 TL

Jordan, Guss from J. W. Bennett July 1 TL

Knobeloch, George from J. W. Bennett June 1 TL

Folder 5: LAdd to your cart.

Lockman, F. L. & J. W. Bennett April & July 1 ALS; 1 TL

Lyman, G. E. & Moorshead, Bennett, &

Wolfarth Jan-Nov. 6 TLS; 18 TL

Folder 6: Moorshead, A. J. & Wolfarth & BennettAdd to your cart.
Jan.-Dec.      64 TLS; 86 TL
Folder 7: M-PAdd to your cart.

Mahana, Andrew E. & J. W. Bennett Jan,-Nov. 3 TLS; 1 TL

Martin, William & J. W. Bennett Feb.-Dec. 3 TLS; 3 TL

Odle, J. U. & Mrs. & J. W. Bennett April-May 1 TLS; 2 TL

Perryman, W. O. from J. W. Bennett March-Sept. 2 TL

Price, L. F. from J. W. Bennett March-Sept. 2 TL

Porter, L. W. & Bennett & Moorshead March-June 2 TLS; 3 TL

Folder 8: RAdd to your cart.

Reed, George from J. W. Bennett Dec. 1 TL

Rogers, Marshall from J. W. Bennett Dec. 1 TL

Roth Produce & J. W. Bennett Sept. & Oct. 2 TL

Rotramel, Herman & J. W. Bennett Oct. 2 TL; 1 ALS

Routley, Sam from J. W. Bennett May 1 TL

Ryan, D. E. Co. & J. W. Bennett Sept.-Nov. 9 TL

Folder 9: S-TAdd to your cart.

Sadosky, Frank from J. W. Bennett Aug. & Sept. 2 TL

Schiek, A. B. & J. W. Bennett July-Dec. 11 TL; 5 ALS; 1 TLS

Searls, E. C. April 1 TLS

Skidmore, J. G. & J. W. Bennett Jan.-Nov. 10 TLS; 4 TL

Smith, J. R. from J. W. Bennett April 1 TL

Smith, John S. & J. W. Bennett April-Dec. 1 TLS; 4 TL

Smith, M. S. from J. W. Bennett Sept. 1 TL

Smith, Raymond from J. W. Bennett Mar. & Sept. 2 TL

Starrick, A. J. from J. W. Bennett Nov. 1 TL

Stubblefield, Coil & J. W. Bennett March-Sept. 1 TL; 2 ALS

Tax Collector, Cave Township & J. W. Bennett Feb. 1 TL

Tax Collector, Frankfort Township & J. W. Bennett Feb. 1 TL

Treece, William & J. W. Bennett Feb. 1 ALS; 1 TL

Folder 10: Wolfarth, F. H. & J. W. BennettAdd to your cart.
Jan.-Dec. 79 TL; 94 TLS
Folder 11: W-ZAdd to your cart.

Weaver, C. H. Co. from J. W. Bennett Oct. 2 TL

Williams, B. C. from J. W. Bennett June 1 TL

Williams, Mike from J. W. Bennett Sept. 1 TL

Williams, Lewis from J. W. Bennett Sept. 1 TL

Wilson, P. B. & J. W. Bennett July 1 TLS; 1 TL

Folder 12: Correspondence, 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence, 1924-1925Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Correspondence, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Statement of repairs necessary to Johnston City farm buildings, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Madison Coal Corporation time book, 1940-1942Add to your cart.
Contains notes about house rent; farm rent; houses sold in 1940; buildings disposed of during the years 1941 & 1942; wage scales at ordinance plant; deed information and other notes.
Folder 18: Madison Coal Corporation report of sales and collectionsAdd to your cart.
Madison Coal Corporation report of sales and collections at Johnston City, Illinois [1933]
Folder 19: Photographs and Related News PhotosAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Photocopies of photographs - Housing & FarmAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Photographs - Housing & FarmAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Photocopies of photographs - Inside the MinesAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Photographs - Inside the MinesAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Photocopies of photographs - Mining EquipmentAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Photographs - Mining EquipmentAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Photocopies of photographs - Mine Buildings and GroundsAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Photographs - Mine Buildings and GroundsAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Photocopies of photographs - Workers Inside and Outside the MineAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Photographs - Workers Inside and Outside the MineAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Related News PhotoAdd to your cart.

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