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.
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.
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.
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.