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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the winding up of companies or of the affairs of an individual.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Charles L. Huston, Inc. records

Accession: 1727

Charles L. Huston, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware on December 28, 1923, as a general holding and investment company for the family of Charles Lukens Huston (1856-1951), an executive and part owner of the Lukens Steel Company of Coatesville, Pennsylvania. The company's first board meeting was in 1924, and it was dissolved in 1939. This collection includes five volumes, as well as paper correspondence regarding the business endeavors and financial matters of Charles L. Huston, Inc. The files in this collection document several stages of the company's development during the 1920s and 1930s, including meeting minutes, the acquisition of stock shares, and the liquidation process.

Dates: 1923-1939

Edge Moor Iron Company records

Accession: 1064

The Edge Moor Iron Company engaged in the manufacture of iron and steel bridges at a plant located on the Delaware River north of Wilmington. The collection is comprised of a limited selection of documents, primarily connected to the liquidation of the company in 1936. It includes plant and property maps, clippings, and deeds and titles covering the property.

Dates: 1774-1941

Ferracute Machine Company records

Accession: 2200

The Ferracute Machine Company was a press and die business founded by inventor Oberlin Smith (1840-1926) in Bridgeton, New Jersey, in 1863. It was incorporated in 1877, and ceased operations in 1968. This group of Ferracute Machine Company records is a small fragment preserved by an employee that primarily contains legal files and financial statements.

Dates: 1916-1969

Pusey & Jones Corporation bankruptcy records

Accession: 2169

The Pusey & Jones Corporation were shipbuilders, founders, and machinists of Wilmington, Delaware, which later expanded into papermaking machinery manufacturing. This collection includes the files of John Biggs III (1927-), attorney, who oversaw the bankruptcy proceedings and dissolvement of the company.

Dates: 1959-1962