State Bank of Dillon (Mont.) Records, 1899-1939  PDF

Overview of the Collection

State Bank of Dillon (Mont.)
State Bank of Dillon (Mont.) Records
1899-1939 (inclusive)
1 microfilm reel
Collection Number
Mss 169
Bank located in Dillon, Montana. Minutes of the monthly meetings of the bank's board of directors and of the annual meetings of bank stockholders.
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
Missoula, MT
Telephone: 406-243-2053
Fax: 406-243-4067
Access Restrictions

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.

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

Historical NoteReturn to Top

The State Bank of Dillon was incorporated on June 14, 1899, by a group of investors in Dillon, Montana. The group of investors, who all had equal shares of stock in the company when it was incorporated, became the Board of Directors. During their first meeting in July, 1899, they discussed the bank's by-laws, director's duties, president and vice preseident's responsibilities, and the cashier's job. They also discussed the conveyance of real estates, business of the bank, stocks, certificates, and the role of the state auditor, who was in attendance during the metting and ratified the by-laws. The Board of Directors conducted monthly meetings henceforth.

A yearly stockholders' meeting, which began in January, 1900 wht the opening of the bank. During their meetings general bank business was discussed as welll as profits and losses of the bank. The yearly meeting was held in January of each year.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection includes the meeting minutes from both the yearly stockholders' meeting and the montly Board of Directors' meetings from 1899-1939.

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], State Bank of Dillon 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:  Meeting Minutes, 1899-1939Return to Top

1 reel microfilm

This series contains montly meeting minutes from the Board of Directors and yearly minutes from the stockholders' meeting. the stockholders' meeting discussed general bank business including an annual report of bank resources and liabilities, profits and losses, and to whom credit was given and the amount. An annual bank expence account was also told to the stockholders, including general bank expenses and salaries. The Board of Directors' meeting discussed all the above topics, but on a monthly basis.

This series is arranged chronologically

Container(s) Description Dates
Yearly Stockholders' Meeting Minutes and Board of Directors' Meeting Minutes
Yearly Stockholders' Meeting Minutes and Board of Directors' Meeting Minutes
Yearly Stockholders' Meeting Minutes and Board of Directors' Meeting Minutes

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Banks and banking--Montana--Dillon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business records--Montana--Dillon