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Western Alaska Trading company stock purchaser list

Guide to the Western Alaska Trading Company stock purchaser list

Collection number: HMC-1378.
Creator: Western Alaska Trading Company.
Title: Western Alaska Trading Company stock purchaser list.
Dates: 1925-1928.
Volume of collection: 0.1 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: A list of stockholders for an Anchorage-based shipping company.

Organizational history:
The Western Alaska Trading Company was originally organized in 1925 in Anchorage by C. P. Pedersen, W. H. Rager, and Victor C. Anderson. The company intended to purchase a power schooner for transport of local goods, primarily coal, to western U.S. ports and to transport goods back to Alaska. The company was dissolved in 1930.

Collection description:
The collection consists of a ledger containing the names of stock purchasers, the dates of purchase, the amount of stock, and the price.

Arrangement: The ledger entries are primarily chronological by date of purchase of stock.

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

Rights note: This ledger is most likely in the public domain.

Preferred citation: Western Alaska Trading Company stock purchaser list, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory:
“Anchorage men to put boat on Alaska run.” Alaska Daily Empire. May 8, 1926. Accessed October 6, 2021. https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Acquisition note: The collection was donated to the Archives by Wells Fargo Bank, N. A. in 2021.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2021.

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