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Alta Company Limited articles of incorporation and meeting minutes

Alta Company Limited articles of incorporation and meeting minutes

Dates: 1894

Handwritten articles of incorporation and minutes of meetings. The items relate to the establishing and functioning of the company. The Mormon Apostle, John W. Taylor, was involved in the proceedings.

  • Extent: 1 item (31 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Alta Company Limited
  • Call Number: MSS 174
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Articles of incorporation and meeting minutes must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 174; Articles of incorporation and meeting minutes; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 174, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Alta Company Limited--History--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--History--Sources; Taylor, John Whittaker, 1858-1916; Agriculture; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mines and Mineral Resources; Mormons--Canada--History--Sources; Ranching
Genre / Form
Articles of incorporation
Appraisal Information
Western American business and labor history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.II, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS174
Finding Aid Title
Alta Company Limited articles of incorporation and meeting minutes
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-02-08T10:58-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Historical note

Company in Canada for the purpose of ranching, farming, manufacturing, coal mining, contracting, and running a general merchandise business. The company was apparently owned and operated by Mormons.



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Ryan Lee
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