MsC 145

  Manuscript Register


Collection Dates: 1916 -- 1946
1.5 linear ft.

This document describes a collection of materials held by the
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Phone: 319-335-5921
Fax: 319-335-5900
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Posted to Internet: September 2003

Acquisition Note: This collection was donated to the University of Iowa Libraries by Herbert Pike in 1960.

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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The Whiting Settlement Transmission Company was a rural Iowa electrical power company operating between 1916 and 1946.

Scope and Contents

The records of the Whiting Settlement Transmission Company consist of three boxes of financial and other records.

[This is one of two collections which was made up out of the Herbert Pike Papers. (Pike was secretary-treasurer of the Whiting Settlement Transmission Company.) The other is the West Fork Township Record Book, University of Iowa call number folio xMs 751.]

Box List

Box 1

Bank Book, 1916

Bank Statements & Cancelled Checks, 1923 -- 1946

Bills, 1922--1931

Box 2

Bills, 1932 -- 1942

Box 3

Bills, 1942 -- 1945

Bills, 1933 -- 1945

Cash Account Book, 1929 -- 1947

Check Book, 1946

Minute and Ledger Book, 1916 -- 1923

Miscellaneous, 1916 -- 1946

Receipt Book, 1946

Record Books, 1918 -- 1935, 1935 --?

Share Certificates, 1916 -- 1945

Tax Receipts, 1939 -- 1945

Tax Returns, 1933 -- 1945



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