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Public utilities

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Conectiv, Inc. photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2000-237
Abstract:

Conectiv, Inc. was formed in 1998 by the merger of Atlantic Electric Incorporated and Delmarva Power and Light Company, two large regional power utilities that supplied Southern New Jersey and the Delmarva Peninsula. Almost all the images in this collection came originally from the corporate archive of the Delmarva Power and Light Company (DP&L).The majority of the images in this collection come from the Delmarva Power and Light Company (DP&L), a predecessor of Conectiv, Inc. The images can generally be divided into three categories: DP&L equipment and facilities, DP&L employees, and views of buildings, both commercial and residential, throughout northern Delaware.

Dates: circa 1940-1982

Edison Electric Institute Transmission and Distributing Committee minutes

 Collection
Accession: 2148
Abstract:

The Edison Electric Institute is the trade association of the electric utility industry. The minutes of the Institute's Transmission and Distributing Committee (1935, 1941-1970) include both business transactions of the committee and professional papers of representatives of member utility companies on a variety of subjects related to the transmission and distribution of electricty.

Dates: 1935-1970

Pennsylvania Power & Light Company predecessor and subsidiary companies records

 Collection
Accession: 1552
Abstract:

Pennsylvania Power & Light traces its origins to the various water and gas light companies that began operating in the eastern part of the state during the mid-nineteenth century. The records of the Pennsylvania Power & Light Company predecessor and subsidiary companies document the history of the gas and electric utility industry in eastern Pennsylvania in the years between 1853 and 1957. The collection includes both the administrative and operating records of more than 1100 companies that merged to form the PP&L system.

Dates: 1853-1957

Philadelphia Electric Company records

 Collection
Accession: 1780
Abstract:

The Philadelphia Electric Company was incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania on October 31, 1929, as a merger of The Philadelphia Electric Company (incorporated in Pa. on October 27, 1902), the Philadelphia Suburban-Counties Gas & Electric Company, and three other small utility companies. It is the primary gas and electric company for Philadelphia, its surrounding counties and Cecil and Harford Counties in northeastern Maryland. Their records consist of microfilm copies of the minute books of about 150 of the predecessor companies of the Philadelphia Electric Company.

Dates: 1836-1953; Majority of material found within 1890-1915

Securities and Exchange Commission reports, 1935-1951

 Series
Accession: 1685-VI.
Scope and Content:

Consists of reports, data, and other material produced by Delaware Electric Power Co. for the Securities and Exchange Commission. Included in this series are annual financial reports (10-K forms) from Delaware Electric Power and cost estimates of operating companies separated by the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. Most notable are documents regarding the surrender of stock by the United Gas Improvement Company to Delaware Electric Power by act of legislation, and the eventual separation of the latter company's utilities from its transit operations in 1941-1942. Accordingly, Russel S. Stoughton's purchase of Delaware Coach Co. in 1950-1951 is also represented.

Dates: 1935-1951