Bibliography: Fordson Coal Company

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Fordson Coal Company Bibliography

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  • Acc. 444 Fordson Coal Company Records Subseries
    • box 1 Peabody Land Adjustment – 1923; Working Papers, Summary sheets
       
  • Acc. 364 Agreements and Contracts Subgroup
    • box 1 Fordson Coal Company - Release from further suit (Smith, Myrtle May) - Release and agreement of settlement (Shannon Brothers vs Fordson Coal Company
    • box 4 Peabody Syndicate Records -1 Includes Kentucky Coal Lands, Fordson Coal Company, Peabody Coal Company, Semet Solvay Company, miscellaneous papers, receipts and indentures
       
  • Acc. 2007.1.1935 Ford Subsidiaries General Ledgers Records, 1929-1950 (Bulk 1947-1949)
    • The Ford Subsidiaries General Ledgers records consist of 3 microfilm copies of journal ledgers documenting accounting transactions of various subsidiary corporations of Ford Motor Company including Fordson Coal Company. The records include journal entries, credit and debit balances, cash receipts and disbursement, account journal vouchers, and bank account balances.
       
  • Acc. 2002.1.1833 Ford Motor Company Financial Schedule
    • Ford Motor Company account ledger showing cost figures, schedule of additions, retirements, and bases of depreciable assets including Fordson Coal Company, 1927-1930.
       
  • Acc. 524 Plant Engineering Department Records
    • box 1 Peabody Properties - Kentucky
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  • Acc. 285 Henry Ford Office Papers
    • box 129 F60 C62 (includes Fordson Coal Company, Inc. of Stone, Kentucky, re: purchase of black mare for Henry Ford and bay horse for Abner Lunsford)
    • box 401 LO310 A-B 311 (includes Fordson Coal Company re: discontinuing "Burial Fund”)
    • box 2285 Twin Branch, West Virginia (includes Valuation of property)
       
  • Acc. 1 Fair Lane Papers
    • box 180 Raw Materials; Coal and Oil, correspondence, 1917-1947, and undated
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  • Acc. 6 Edsel B. Ford Office Papers
    • box 142 FO-FO (includes Fordson Coal Co., business operations), 1939
    • box 161 FL-FO (includes Fordson Coal Co. Dept. communication), 1941
    • box 273 F (includes Fordson Coal Company), 1928
    • box 281 F (includes Fordson Coal Company), 1931
    • box 296 F (includes Fordson Coal Company re: Jones patent suit), 1935
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  • Acc. 46 Ford Motor Company Executive Correspondence Records
    • box 40 Stone, KY, 1938
    • box 142 Fordson Coal Co. — Property, 1940
    • box 192 Fordson Coal Co., 1941
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  • Acc. 1846 Payroll Statistics Records
    • box 1 1930 Stone, KY, Twin Branch, Red Bird (continues in later years)
    • box 2 1936 Peabody (Red Bird), W. Davy (Twin Branch) (continues in later years)
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  • Acc. 220 Elmer A. Eberle Records. Finance Records.
    • box 100 Peabody, Kentucky 1944, 1945
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  • Acc. 572 Nevins and Hill Research Series
    • box 23 no.11.24 Raw Materials (coal, iron, lumber, rubber)
    • box 30 no.12.13 Mines (Coal & Iron)
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  • Acc. 223 Manufacturing Plant Correspondence Records Subseries
    • box 3 Fordson Coal Company
      • 1943 - General (Peabody, Kentucky)
      • 1942 - General (Peabody, Kentucky)
      • 1941 - General (Peabody, Kentucky)
      • 1940 - Davy, W. Virginia (1938-1940)
        • General (Peabody, Kentucky) (1938-1940)
        • Hourly Distribution of Time reports, Peabody,' Kentucky (1938-1940)
      • 1936 - Chart of Accounts
    • box 29
      • Stone, Kentucky 
        • 1942 Hourly distribution of labor 
        • 1941 Hourly distribution of labor 
      • Twin City 1941-1945
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  • Acc. 18 Stout Metal Airplane Company
    • box 36 W. B. Mayo - Subject Files - 1924 – 1932; Fordson Coal Company
       
  • Acc. 33 General Subject Files Subseries
    • box 53 Fordson Coal Company 1928
    • box 54 Fordson Coal Company - 1922-27
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  • Acc. 157 C.L. Martindale Otto H. Husen Files 
    • box 1 Fordson Coal Co., 1933
    • box 6 Fordson Coal Company, 1936
      • Accounts Receivable 
      • Correspondence
      • Depr. and depletion data 
      • Employees, hours, etc. (data for Mr. Hewkirk)
      • Statistics re: costs, labor
    • box 15 Fordson Coal Co., 1937
      • Correspondence (Davy, W. Va.) 
      • Hourly distribution of time reports
    • box 17
      • Fordson Coal Co., Peabody Ky., 1937
      • Stone, Ky. Stone, Ky.(Ford Motor Co.) March 22, 1937 
      • Stone, Ky.(Hourly distribution of labor), 1937
    • box 41 Stone, Ky. Hourly distribution of Labor, 1943
    • box 55 Willmott & Apple, (Stone, Ky.), 1945
    • box 62 Peabody (Kentucky) Feb. 1947
    • box 104 Costs; Willmott &. Apple. (Stone, Ky. and Iron Mountain, Mich.), 1942
    • box 172
      • Fordson Coal Co., Bad Accts Rec Write-Off 1935 
      • Fordson Coal Co,, Internal Audit Reports 1935 
      • Fordson Coal Co., Jan.-Feb. 1935 
      • Fordson Coal Co., March-April 1935 
      • Fordson Coal Co., May-June 1935 
      • Fordson Coal Co., July-August 1935 
      • Fordson Coal Co., Sept.-October 1935
    • box 173 Fordson Coal Co., Nov.-December 1935
    • box 182 Fordson Coal Company Correspondence, 1923-1944
    • box 183-195 Stone and Peabody, Kentucky Correspondence, 1936-1944
    • box 229 Stone, Kentucky - hourly distribution of labor, 1938-1939
    • box 230 Social Security Correspondence; Fordson Coal Company 1936-1938
    • box 232 Social Security Correspondence; Stone, Kentucky 1937-1940
    • box 258 Stone, Kentucky - Ford Motor Company, 1938
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  • Acc. 479 O.H. Husen Records
    • box 1 v.1 Fordson Coal Company - reports, November 1928; Valuation - Twin Branch, 1929
      • v.2 Transfer of payroll currency - Fordson Coal Company, September 1929
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  • Acc. 1700 Ford Motor Company Property Records Collection
    • box 7 Stone (Ky.); Fordson Coal Co., 1920-1947
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  • Acc. 559 E.M. Anderson Records. Plant and Production Engineering Department
    • box 1 Fordson Coal Company, Stone, Kentucky, 1933
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  • Acc. 409 General Auditing Records Subseries
    • box 2 Fordson Coal Company, 1948
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  • Acc. 398 Ford Motor Company Income Tax Records
    • box 2 Fordson Coal Co. 1924-1926
    • box 9 Fordson Coal Co. (refund of floor stock tax)
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  • Acc. 391 Wendell S. Miller Records. Finance Division
    • box 21
      • Fordson Coal Co. - Stone, Peabody, etc. 1920-1945 
      • Twin Branch - Agreements, deed, personal property, preparation of coal, etc.
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  • Acc. 545 Press Releases Records Subseries
    • box 3 Fordson Coal Company
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  • Acc. 52 National Recovery Administration Records Subseries
    • box 4 Fordson Coal Company 
      • Miscellaneous 
      • Pond Creek 
      • Wages
      • Miscellaneous, regarding sale of property, 1933-1935
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  • Acc. 1812 Ford Motor Company Tokens Coins Medallions and Badges Collection
    • box 1 Fordson Coal Company coins, 1920
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  • Acc. 1660 Photographic Vertical File
    • box 146 Mines and Mining – Coal – Fordson Coal Co. – Kentucky 
      • General
      • Kentenia
      • MacVeigh 
      • Miners (General, Housing)
      • Peabody
      •    Stone
      •  Wallins Creek
    • Mines and Mining – Coal – Fordson Coal Co. – West Virginia
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  • Acc. 189 Photographs for the Company Series 
    • neg 4139-4140 Machine Shop, Stone, KY, 2-25-1927 
    • neg 4217-4122 Machine Shop, Stone, KY, 3-5-1927 – 3-19-1927
    • neg 4248-4251 Machine Shop, Stone, KY, 3-12-1927 – 4-2-1927
    • neg 4349-4352 Machine Shop, Stone, KY, 4-7-1927 – 4-14-1927
    • neg 4383-4384 Stone, KY, 5-24-1927
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  • Acc. 833 General Photographs Series
    • box 157 Mines (5 folders, 359a - 359e)

Ford News

  • Fordson Coal Corporation
    • Coal mines 
      • See also:
        • Banner Fork Company 
        • Ford Coal Plants or Ford Coal Plant (Town. State) 
    • Coal plants 
      • See:
        • Banner Fork Coal Corporation 
        • Dexcar Coal Plant Ford Coal Plant (Kentenia. KY) 
        • Ford Coal Plant (McVeigh. KY) 
        • Ford Coal Plant (Pond Creek, KY) 
        • Ford Coal Plant (Stone. KY) 
        • Fordson Coal Corporation Nuttalburg Coal Plant (WV) 
        • Twin Branch Coal Plant (WV)

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