Cottrell and Helean Logging Company (Missoula, Mont.) Records, 1945-1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Cottrell and Helean Logging Company (Missoula, Mont.)
Title
Cottrell and Helean Logging Company (Missoula, Mont.) Records
Dates
1945-1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
6.0 linear feet and 2 oversize folders
Collection Number
Mss 176 (collection)
Summary
The Cottrell and Helean Logging Company operated in Missoula, Montana. The collection contains general correspondence, financial records, legal documents and maps from 1945 to 1971.
Repository
University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
University of Montana
32 Campus Dr. #9936
59812-9936
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 406-243-2053
Fax: 406-243-4067
library.archives@umontana.edu
Access Restrictions

Materials in Series II, boxes 3-7, are restricted from research access because of personal information on time records.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of Archives and Special Collections, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and The University of Montana--Missoula.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Cottrell and Helean Logging Company operated out of Missoula, Montana, following World War II until the early 1970s when they discontinued operations. It was an independent logging company that timber to the Anaconda Company in Bonner, Montana.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains general correspondence, financial records, legal documents and maps from 1945 to 1971.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. and any other applicable statutes. Copyright not transferred to The University of Montana.

Preferred Citation

[Name of document or photograph number], Cottrell and Helean Logging Company Records, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, The University of Montana--Missoula.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  General Correspondence , 1945-1958Return to Top

1 folder

The series consists of reminder letters concerning unpaid bills from other companies, workman's compensation claims, copies of outgoing correspondence and information on timber products.

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
1945-1958

Series II:  Financial Records , 1945-1959Return to Top

6.0 linear feet

The series contains check registers, payroll information, assets and liabilities balance sheets, tax returns, and time sheets from Cottrell and Helean Logging Company. Log hauling reports, which contain the car number, number of logs hauled, number of board feet, and totals is in the series. Also in the series is wage schedules that specifies all grades of a certain logging job and the wage scale for that position. A general ledger containing assets and liabilities of the company and two payroll registers, including a saw scale, are in the series.

Materials are arranged alphabetically.

The time sheets are closed to research use due to privacy laws that protect social security numbers.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/2
Assets and Liabilities Ledger
1945-1948
1/3
Balance Statement
1945
1/4
Balance Statement
1946
1/5
Balance Statement
1952
1/6
Balance Statement
1953
1/7
Balance Statement
1959
1/8
Balance Statement
undated
1/9
Check Register
Sept, 1945-May, 1946
2/1
Check Register
Feb, 1948-June, 1948
2/2
Check Register
Sept, 1951-Dec, 1951
2/3
Check Register
Aug, 1952-Nov, 1952
2/4
Company Tax Returns
1946
2/5
Log Hauling Reports
1945
2/6
Log Hauling Reports
1946
2/7
Log Hauling Reports
1948
2/8
Log Hauling Reports
1957
2/9
Payroll, Weekly Earnings
1946-1947
Box
OS 8
Payroll Register
includes saw scale, 1948
June 1945-May 1947
OS 8
Payroll Register
includes saw scale, 1951, 1959
May 1947-Feb. 1948
Box/Folder
3/1
Notice of Separation
Restricted
1945-1948
3/2
Payroll
Restricted
1945
3/3
Time Sheets
Restricted
1945
3/4
Time Sheets
Restricted
1945
3/5
Time Sheets
Restricted
1946
3/6
Time Sheets
Restricted
1946
3/7
Time Sheets
Restricted
1946
4/1
Time Sheets
Restricted
1946
4/2
Time Sheets
Restricted
1946
4/3
Time Sheets
Restricted
1947
4/4
Time Sheets
Restricted
1947
4/5
Time Sheets
Restricted
1947
4/6
Time Sheets
Restricted
1947
4/7
Time Sheets
Restricted
1947
5/1
Time Sheets
Restricted
1947
5/2
Time Sheets
Restricted
1948
5/3
Time Sheets
Restricted
1948
5/4
Time Sheets
Restricted
1948
5/5
Time Sheets
Restricted
1948
5/6
Time Sheets
Restricted
1948
6/1
Time Sheets
Restricted
1949
6/2
Time Sheets
Restricted
1949
6/3
Time Sheets
Restricted
1949
6/4
Time Sheets
Restricted
1949
6/5
Time Sheets
Restricted
1949
7/1
Time Sheets
Restricted
1950
7/2
Time Sheets
Restricted
1950
7/3
Time Sheets
Restricted
1950
7/4
Time Sheets
Restricted
1950
7/5
Time Sheets
Restricted
1950

Series III:  Legal Documents , 1957, 1971Return to Top

1 folder

The series consists of two legal documents, a Forest Service equipment rental agreement and a timber agreement with the White Pine Sash Company of Missoula.

Materials are arranged chronologically.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2/10
Forest Service Equipment Rental Agreement
1957
2/11
White Pine Sash Company Timber Agreement
1971

Series IV:  Maps , undatedReturn to Top

2 oversize folders

The series consists of unit maps that show the certain areas that the company logged. The five maps in the series are of the Hyde, Fish and Granite Creek areas, and two from the Big Blackfoot Milling Company.

Materials are arranged alphabetically.
Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
OS 8/1
Big Blackfoot Milling Company, Granite Creek, Hyde Creek Unit Maps
undated
OS 8/2
Fish Creek Unit Map
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Logging--Montana--Missoula
  • Corporate Names :
  • Big Blackfoot Milling Company (Butte, Mont.)
  • Missoula White Pine Sash Co.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business records--Montana--Missoula
  • Maps