American Peat Fuel Company
Scope and Contents
Three documents notifying stockholders about annual meetings of the American Peat Fuel Company, 1904.
- American Peat Fuel Company (Capac, Mich.) (Organization)
Biographical / Historical
The American Peat Fuel Company was started in 1903. On January 27, 1903 there was a meeting at 814 W. Cedar in the home of George E. Foote for all that were interested in starting a Peat Fuel company. The plant was located in Capac, Michigan. In December of 1903 a meeting was held in Battle Creek, where H.B. Coleman, George E. Foote, and W.W. Olin were elected to be Directors of the company. In 1905 the Peat Fuel Company signed a 2 year lease, and then following the expiration of the lease, the company would be sold to what would come to be known as the Pilgrim Paper Company.
Language of Materials
This collection amounts to .05 cubic feet and is comprised of 3 documents each of varying size. Ranging from 6¾”x 5½” to 11”x 8½”, the papers are in good condition, and are easily legible.
- American Peat Fuel Company Finding Aid
- Matthew Kerr
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Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository
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Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US