Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, printed material, and ledgers relating to the business activities of the Fort Worth Stockyards Company. Included are the files of Kennerly Robey, engineer; Wiliam L. Pier, manager; and John W. Dies, treasurer. Records concerning the American Stock Yards Association, a national trade association, and the Fort Worth Livestock Handling Company, a subsidiary to the Fort Worth Stockyards Company, are also included. Records pertaining to owners Swift & Company and the United Stockyards Corporation are also contained in the collection. As well as records from the following Commission House’s: Carrell & Carrell; Carson; Clay; Drive-In; Foley-Allen; Hutchens; Kutch; Saunders; Tadlock; Wallace; and Western Feeder.