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Roane Iron Company Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1120

This ledger documents the Roane Iron Company from its founding in 1867 until its bankruptcy in 1932. Among these records are the minutes from corporate board meetings and shareholders meetings.

Dates

  • 1867-1932

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Abstract

This ledger documents the Roane Iron Company from its founding in 1867 until its bankruptcy in 1932. Among these records are the minutes from corporate board meetings and shareholders meetings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Union veteran John Wilder founded the Roane Iron Company in 1867. The company created the town of Rockwood (Roane County) Tennessee, where its blast furnaces were located. The enterprise went bankrupt in 1932.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single box.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480