The Resource Hygienic Ice and Cold Storage Company Minute Book

Hygienic Ice and Cold Storage Company Minute Book

Hygienic Ice and Cold Storage Company Minute Book, 1906-1928
Hygienic Ice and Cold Storage Company Minute Book
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The Hygienic Ice and Cold Storage Company Minute Book, 1906-1928, records the meetings of the company's board of directors and stockholders. Early meetings, beginning in December 1906, concern the formation of the company and include such business as the election of officers and board members, drafting by-laws, hiring employees, fixing salary rates, selling stock, and raising money to construct the storage plant. The majority of meetings concern the state of the company, the election of officers, the selling of stock, and the hiring of employees. Annual statements were provided at meetings of the stockholders. These statements documented the resources (real estate, machinery, bills receivable, cash) and liabilities of the company. Reports of receipts (stock sold, storage fees) and disbursements (rent, labor, fuel) were also provided. The final meeting of the stockholders, 29 February 1928, details the sell-out of the company to the Jervian Corporation
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The Hygienic Ice and Cold Storage Company, based in Pulaski County (Va.), was incorporated in December 1906. Early officers of the company included R. L. Gardner, J. W. Miller, and George D. Peters. The purpose of the company was to manufacture, buy, and sell ice at wholesale and retail and to preserve in cold storage all kinds of food products of a perishable nature. The company bought, sold, stored, imported, and exported fruits, fish, butter, milk, poultry, eggs, etc. The company also bottled and sold table, mineral, and soda waters. On 29 February 1928, a special meeting of the stockholders was held to approve an agreement that sold the storage plant and all real estate to the New York based company the Jervian Corporation.
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Hygienic Ice and Cold Storage Company Minute Book
  • This item came to the Library of Virginia in transfers of court papers from Pulaski County under the accession number 43684
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Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Pulaski County Circuit Court
Terms governing use
Use microfilm copy, Pulaski Co. (Va.) Reel 56.
Type of unit
  • v.
  • microfilm reel.

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