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First Interstate Corporation of Alaska records

Guide to the First Interstate Corporation of Alaska records

1961-1989

Collection number: HMC-0473.
Creator: first Interstate Corporation of Alaska.
Title: First Interstate Corporation of Alaska records.
Dates: 1961-1989.
Volume of collection: 6.5 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Records of an Alaskan banking organization.

Organizational history:
First Interstate Corporation of Alaska was originally founded in 1947 as Matanuska Valley Bank. The name was later changed to Alaska Bank of Commerce and then to First Interstate Bank of Alaska in 1983, when it became a franchise of First Interstate Bancorp, Los Angeles. The state of Alaska closed the First Interstate Bank of Alaska in 1987 and named the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver. No record of the corporation exists after 1989.

Collection description:
The collection consists of the corporate records of the First Interstate Corporation of Alaska, parent company of First Interstate Bank of Alaska, with records of its precursers: the Matanuska Valley Bank and Commerce Bancorp. The collection includes administrative records, meeting recrods, legal records, stockholder correspondence, stockholder records, stock records, FDIC forms, Federal Reserve filings, and Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into six series by document type or function:
Series 1: Administrative records; 1963-1989
Series 2: Meeting records; 1976-1987
Series 3: Legal records; 1983-1987
Series 4: Stock and stockholder records; 1961-1988
Series 5: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation forms and filings; 1976-1986
Series 6: Federal Reserve forms; 1983-1987
Series 7: Securities and Exchange Commission forms and filings; 1983-1987

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Access restrictions: Some contents within Series 1: Administrative records, are closed to research due to the presence of social security numbers. See container list below for details. Researchers who wish to access these materials should contact the Archives in advance of a visit so the materials may be redacted.

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections does not hold the copyright to collection materials. Documents created by the United States government are in the public domain.

Preferred citation: First Interstate Corporation of Alaska records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Related materials: HMC-0480: Matanuska Valley Bank records.

Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives in 1998 by Jerry Kurtz.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2001. The guide was reformatted to meet current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2017. Stock-related materials were combined into a single series at that time and duplicative materials removed.

Container list:
Series 1: Administrative records; 1963-1989. 1.3 cubic feet.

Box/Folder Description Dates
1/1 Bylaws, articles of incorporation 1984
½ Federal ID number, federal approval 1978-1986
1/3 Federal reserve examination 1986-1987
¼ Federal Reserve Bank information regarding bank holding companies 1985-1986
1/5 Stock information 1980-1986
1/6 Proxy information 1986
1/7 Excerpts from minutes 1987
1/8 Policies Undated
1/9 General correspondence 1984-1986
1/10 Reorganization file: Commerce Bancorp cancelled certificates, Phantom First Interstate Bank of Alaska, First Interstate Corporation of Alaska stock certificates 1984-1985
1/11-14 Questionnaire for officers, directors, and 5% shareholders (closed to access due to presence of Social Security numbers) 1986-1987
1/15 Stock transfer agent rules 1982-1983
1/16 Stop list 1987
1/17 First Interstate Data Processing Company of Alaska, Inc. (Commerce Data Service Co.): file 19702D (includes articles of incorporation and bylaws) 1979-1987
1/18 Commerce Bancorp file 19700D 1979-1987
1/19 Procedures and timetables for annual and special meetings 1982-1987
1/20 Bills paid 1986-1987
1/21 Bank statements 1985-1987
1/22 Phantom First Interstate Bank of Alaska organizational documents 1984-1985
1/23 Valley Development Inc. organizational documents 1986-1967
1/24-25 Balance sheets 1985-1987
1/26 Correspondence 1987
1/27 First Interstate Corporation of Alaska termination files, trust number 7710771 including articles of incorporation, bylaws, legal opinions, financial reports, officer authority certificates 1979-1989
1/28 Federal and state income tax returns 1985-1986
2/1 1986 carryback to 1976 through 1985 (federal income tax) 1983-1987
2/2 Financial statements 1986
2/3 1984 federal and state amended returns and report of foreign bank account 1983-1985
2/4 Commerce Building Company carryback for 1980 through 1983 (federal income tax) 1985-1986
7/1 General ledger pages, including cash on hand, investment in FIAK, investment in phantom, furniture and exqupment, prepaid expenses, deferred charges—organization cost, due to FIAK, dividend payable, federal taxes payable, state taxes payable, common stock, capital surplus, undivided profit, equity in earnings of FIAK, dividend income, legal expense, courier expense, merging expense, marketing expense, contract services, general expense, federal tax expense, state tax expense 1984-1987
2/5 Preferred stock offering 1987
2/6 “Stand off” letter for preferred stock issue 1984
2/7 Preferred stock issue 1984
2/8 Common stock certificates 1985
2/9 Common stock certificates, Alaska Bank of Commerce Undated
2/10 Fine arts schedule, list, and appraised values 1987
2/11 CUSIP Bureau Service certificate 1983

Series 2: Meeting records; 1976-1987. 0.8 cubic feet.

Box/Folder Description Dates
2/12-14 Alaska Bank of Commerce stockholders meeting records 1976-1983
2/15 Alaska Bank of Commerce special stockholders meeting records (cancelled) 1984
2/16 Stockholders meeting records 1984
2/17 Special stockholders meeting records (canceled) 1985
2/18 Special stockholders meeting records including prospectus requests 1985
2/19 Stockholders meeting records 1985
2/20 Special meetings of the Board of Directors records 1985
2/21 Board of Directors meeting records 1985-1986
2/22 Board of Directors annual meeting records 1986
2/23 Stockholder meeting recors 1986
2/24 Board of Directors meeting records 1986-1987
2/25 Stockholders meeting records including proxy tabulation sheets 1987
2/26 Special meetings of the Board of Directors records 1987
2/27 Board of Directors meeting records 1987

Series 3: Legal records; 1983-1987. 0.7 cubic feet.

Box/Folder Description Dates
3/1-2 Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison file 1984-1986
3/3 Burr, Pease and Kurtz file 1984-1986
3/4 FDIC file 1984-1985
3/5 Legal file: includes articles of incorporation and bylaws 1983-1985
3/6 Federal Reserve System file 1984-1986
3/7 Drafts, working papers 1983-1987
3/8 Fink—holding company 1984-1985
3/9 Annual report of bank holding companies 1985
3/10 Affadavits: Commerce Bancorp/resignations 1984-1985
3/11 Applications to FED: mortgage and finance companies 1985
3/12 Questionnaire 1984
3/13-14 Correspondence and accounting records 1983-1987

Series 4: Stock and stockholder records; 1961-1988. 2.4 cubic feet.

Box/Folder Description Dates
3/15-17 Correspondence 1983-1987
3/18 Alaska Insurance Services records 1974-1986
3/19 Earl Jones records 1987
3/20 Bernd Vockner records 1986-1987
4/1 David J. Walsh records 1987
4/2 Stockholders: certificate of exemption from withholding on interest and dividends 1983
4/3 FICA: lost, destroyed, stolen stock certificates 1968-1984
4/4 Stock certificates lost by stockholders 1973-1983
4/5 Stock certificates lost through mail 1977-1983
4/6-12 Capitol stock ledgers, arranged alphabetically by stockholder name 1971-1983
7/2-3 Stock transfer journals for common stock 1983-1988
4/13 Stockholder lists 1978
4/14 Alaska Bank of Commerce proxy statements 1977-1983
4/15 Proxy statements 1984-1987
4/16 Alaska Bank of Commerce stock dividend records 1973-1985
5/1 Proxy to voting trust, Alaska Bank of Commerce 1973
5/2 Stock sale: pre-emptive rights, Alaska Bank of Commerce 1974
5/3 Voting trust, Alaska Bank of Commerce 1974
5/4 Alaska Bank of Commerce stock split 1977
5/5 Alaska Bank of Commerce proxies information 1976-1978
5/6 Memoranda regardin Alaska Bank of Commerce stock 1976-1979
5/7 Stockholder’s legal documents, Alaska Bank of Commerce 1977-1981
5/8 Stock certificate affidavits, Alaska Bank of Commerce Undated
5/9 FDIC turnaround requirements, Alaska Bank of Commerce 1980
5/10 Stock affidavit and voting trust agreement, Matanuska Valley Bank and Alaska Bank of Commerce 1968
5/11 New stock issues, Matanuska Valley Bank 1962-1964
5/12 Dividends declared records, Matanuska Valley Bank and Alaska Bank of Commerce 1961-1982
5/13 Matanuska Valley Bank stock records 1967
5/14 Transfer of transfer agent activities 1983
5/15 First Interstate Bank of California stock transfer agent 1983-1985
5/16 Transfer of stock records to First Interstate Bank of California 1983
5/17 Stock certificate and voting proxy samples 1976-1986

Series 5: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation forms and filings; 1975-1986. 0.1 cubic feet.

Box/Folder Description Dates
5/18 TA-1: uniform form for registration and amendment to register as a transfer agent 1975-1986
5/19 Nelson Bunker Hunt: Form F-11, acquisition statement 1975, 1981

 

Series 6: Federal Reserve forms; 1984-1987. 0.2 cubic feet.

Box/

Folder

Description Dates
5/20 Federal Reserve Board/O.T.C. margin stock report 1984
5/21 FR Y-1: Application to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 1984
5/22 FR Y-6: Annual report of bank holding companies 1985-1986
5/23 FR Y-6a: Bank holding company report of changes in investments or activities 1986-1987
5/24 FR Y-8: Report of bank holding company intercompany transactions and balances 1985-1987
5/25 FR Y-9c: Consolidated financial statement for bank holding companies with total consolidated assets of $150 million or more, or with more than one subsidiary bank (quarterly) 1986-1987
5/26 FR Y-9LP: Parent company only financial statements for bank holding companies with total consolidated assets of $150 million or more, or with more than one subsidiary bank (quarterly) 1986-1987
5/27 FR Y-9 and 9S: Bank holding company financial supplement (fiscal year) 1875
5/28 FR Y-11L: Annual report of selected financial data for nonbank subsidiaries of bank holding companies exemption 1986

Series 7: Securities and Exchange Commission forms and filings; 1983-1987. 1.0 cubic feet.

Box/Folder Description Dates
5/29 SEC requirements 1985-1986
5/30-6/3 Form S-14: Registration statement: confidential treatment, agreement by and between First Interstate Bancorp and Alaska Bank of Commerce, filings, exhibits, drafts, marked copies, notes 1983-1985
6/4-5 Form 3: Initial statement of beneficial ownership of securities and Form 4: Statement of changes in beneficial ownership of securities: Mae Rene Bordwell, Thomas J. Curnes, Kenneth J. Czajkowski, A. Douglas Hulen, Nelson Bunker Hunt, Earl H. Jones, Asa L. Martin, Robert P. McWhorter, Richard J. Miller Jr., James E. Pratt, Frank M. Reed Sr., Kenneth A. Sheppard, Albert C. Swalling, Tony J. Swartz, Dale Teel, Walter D. Teeland, Bernd Vockner, David J. Walsh, and Charles L. Whitney 1985-1987
6/6 Form 8-K: Current report 1985, 1987
6/7-9 Form 10-K: Annual report 1985-1986
6/10-11 Form 10-Q: Quarterly report 1985-1987

 

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