01/BA.14 Guide to the Fort Worth Stockyards Company Records Fort Worth Stockyards Company Finding Aid Authors: Jaime Janda.

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Guide to the Fort Worth Stockyards Company Records 1893/1975 Manuscripts Overview of the Collection Fort Worth Stockyards Company Records 1893-1975 1923-1973 01/BA.14 Fort Worth Stockyards Company 329.00 Manuscripts Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

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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.

Detailed List of Contents id45138 Fort Worth Stockyards id51486 K. Robey Files id45139 1 1904 - 1932 60001 id45157 2 1919 - 1932 60002 id45476 W.L. Piers Files id45176 3 1942 - 1959 60003 id45187 4 1946 - 1959 60004 id45505 5 60005 id45567 6 60006 id45610 7 60007 id45666 8 60008 id45725 9 60009 id45741 10 60010 id46017 11 60011 id46018 12 60012 id46020 13 60013 id46021 14 60014 id46022 15 60015 id46023 16 60016 id46024 17 60017 id46026 18 60018 id46027 19 60019 id46028 20 60020 id46029 21 60021 id46030 22 60022 id46031 23 60023 id46032 24 60024 id46034 25 60025 id46035 26 60026 id46037 27 60027 id46975 27 1 Scale Test Record: Forms 1952-01-24 - 1952-11-06 id46979 27 2 Scale Test Record: Forms 1952-11-06 - 1958-05-14 id46980 27 3 Scale Test Record: Forms 1958-05-15 - 1959-02-12 id46982 27 4 Scale Test Record: Forms 1959-02-12 - 1959-11-13 id46984 27 5 Scale Test Record: Forms 1959-11-13 - 1960-03-02 id46985 27 6 Sheep and Goat Raiser’s Association: Correspondence 1946-02-18 - 1950-10-09 id46986 27 7 Sheep and Goat Raiser’s Association: Correspondence 1950-10-14 - 1952-12-01 id46987 27 8 Sheep and Goat Raiser’s Association: Misc. material 1946-09-01 - 1951-11-08 id46988 27 9 Simon, Wynn, Sanders and Jones: Misc. material 1948 - 1949 id46989 27 10 Simon, Wynn, Sanders and Jones: Correspondence 1946-02-01 - 1950-05-23 id46990 27 11 Simon, Wynn, Sanders and Jones: Correspondence 1950-06-05 - 1954-11-18 id46038 28 60028 id46039 29 60029 id46040 30 60030 id46041 31 60031 id46042 32 60032 id45477 J.W. Dies Files id45478 Financial Records id46328 Oversized Records id45466 Carrell and Carrell Commission House id46335 102 Checks; Deposits; Feed and Yardage Slips 60102 id46336 103 Bank Loans; Letters; Receipts 60103 id45467 Carson Commission House id47914 103 Account Statements; Receipts 60103 id46337 104 General Account Checks; Livestock Waybill Tickets; and Deposit Slips 60104 id46338 105 Account Statements; General Account Checks 60105 id46339 106 Account Statements 60106 id46340 107 Account Statements; Custodial Account Checks 60107 id46341 108 Custodial Account Checks; Livestock Waybill Tickets 60108 id46342 109 Custodial Account Checks 60109 id46343 110 Custodial Account Checks 60110 id46344 111 Account Statements; Checks 60111 id45468 Drive-In Commission House id46345 112 Shippers Custodial Account Receipts 60112 id46346 113 Shippers Custodial Account Receipts 60113 id46347 114 Shippers Custodial Account Receipts 60114 id46348 115 Account Statements 60115 id46349 116 Oversized Records 60116 id46350 117 Oversized Records 60117 id45469 Foley-Allen Commission House id46351 118 Shippers Custodial Account Slips 60118 id46352 119 Shippers Custodial Account Slips 60119 id46353 120 Account Statements; Shippers Custodial Account Slips 60120 id46354 121 Account Statements 60121 id46355 122 Account Statements 60122 id46356 123 Shippers Custodial Account Slips 60123 id46357 124 Ledgers; Shippers Custodial Account Slips 60124 id46358 125 Oversized Records 60125 id46359 126 Oversized Records 60126 id46360 127 Oversized Records 60127 id46361 128 Oversized Records 60128 id46362 129 Oversized Records 60129 id46363 130 Oversized Records 60130 id45470 Hutchens Commission House id46364 131 60131 id46365 132 60132 id46366 133 60133 id46367 134 60134 id46368 135 60135 id46369 136 60136 id46370 137 60137 id46371 138 60138 id46372 139 60139 id46374 140 60140 id46375 141 60141 id46376 142 60142 id46377 143 60143 id46378 144 60144 id46509 145 60145 id46510 146 60146 id46511 147 60147 id46512 148 60148 id46513 149 60149 id46514 150 60150 id46519 151 60151 id46520 152 60152 id46522 153 60153 id46524 154 60154 id46526 155 60155 id46527 156 60156 id46529 157 60157 id46530 158 60158 id46533 159 60159 id46535 160 60160 id46537 161 60161 id46538 162 60162 id46550 163 60163 id46551 164 60164 id46553 165 60165 id46555 166 Oversized Records 60166 id46557 167 Oversized Records 60167 id46558 168 Oversized Records 60168 id46560 169 Oversized Records 60169 id45471 Kutch Commission House id46562 170 60170 id46564 171 Ledgers 60171 id45472 Saunders Commission House id46566 172 60172 id46568 173 60173 id46569 174 60174 id46570 175 60175 id46571 176 60176 id46573 177 60177 id46575 178 60178 id46576 179 60179 id46578 180 60180 id46579 181 60181 id46581 182 60182 id46583 183 60183 id46584 184 60184 id46586 185 60185 id46597 186 60186 id45473 Tadlock Commission House id46599 187 60187 id46600 188 60188 id46602 189 60189 id46603 190 60190 id45474 Wallace Commission House id46604 191 60191 id45475 Western Feeder Commission House id46605 192 60192 id46606 193 Telegrams; Carload Invoices 1936-1937; 1968 60193 id46607 194 Carload Invoices 1968-1969 60194 id46608 195 Carload Invoices; Truckload Invoices 1969 60195 id46609 196 Carload Invoices; Truckload Invoices 1969; 1969-1970 60196 id46610 197 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60197 id46611 198 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60198 id46612 199 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60199 id46613 200 Trucking Invoices; Carload Invoices 1942, 1969-1970; 1937 60200 id46614 201 Trucking Invoices; Correspondence 1942-1943; 1917-1924 60201 id46615 202 Correspondence; Kiwanis Club; Miscellaneous 1924-1926; 1949-1951; 1918-1925 60202 id46616 203 Trucking Invoices 1968-1969 60203 id46617 204 Invoices; Trucking Invoices 1960; 1969 60204 id46618 205 Invoices 1960 60205 id46625 206 Invoices 1959 60206 id46626 207 Invoices 1959 60207 id46627 208 Checks; Account Statements; Customer Copy Receipts id46628 209 Invoices 1960-1961 60209 id46629 210 Invoices 1961-1962 60210 id46630 211 Invoices 1961-1962 60211 id46632 212 Purchases; Ranch Accounts Paid Bills (A-S) 1959-1964 60212 id46633 213 Carload Invoices; Trucking Invoices 1968; 1943-1944 60213 id46634 214 Invoices; Claims; Bank Letters 1959; 1948; 1951; 1964-1965 60214 id46635 215 Bank Letters 1964-1966 60215 id46636 216 Bank Letters 1966-1974 60216 id46637 217 Purchases (A-S) 1949-1959 60217 id46638 218 Purchases (S-R) 1952-1959 60218 id46639 219 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60219 id46640 220 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60220 id46641 221 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60221 id46642 222 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60222 id46643 223 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60223 id46644 224 60224 id46645 225 Deposits 60225 id46647 226 Deposits 60226 id46648 227 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60227 id46650 228 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60228 id46651 229 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements; Deposits 60229 id46653 230 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements; Deposits 60230 id46655 231 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60231 id46656 232 Cash Vouchers; Deposits 60232 id46662 233 Cash Vouchers; Account Statements 60233 id46664 234 Cash Vouchers; Deposits 60234 id46665 235 Cash Journal 60235 id46667 236 Cash Journal 60236 id46668 237 Cash Journal and Vouchers 60237 id46670 238 Cash Vouchers; Deposits 60238 id46671 239 Cash Vouchers; Deposits 60239 id46672 240 Cash Vouchers; Deposits 60240 id46674 241 Cash Vouchers; Deposits 60241 id46676 242 Cash Vouchers; Deposits 60242 id46677 243 Cash Journals and Vouchers 60243 id46679 244 Cash Journals 60244 id46680 245 Cash Journals 60245 id46682 246 Cash Journals 60246 id46683 247 Cash Journals; Deposits 60247 id46684 248 Ledger Entries 60248 id46686 249 Deposits; Index Cards for Purchases 60249 id46687 250 Railroad Vouchers 60250 id46689 251 Carload Vouchers 60251 id46691 252 Carload Vouchers 60252 id46693 253 Carload Vouchers 60253 id46695 254 Carload Vouchers 60254 id46697 255 Carload Vouchers 60255 id46700 256 Carload Vouchers 60256 id46701 257 Carload Vouchers 60257 id46703 258 Carload Vouchers 60258 id46704 259 Carload Vouchers 60259 id46706 260 Carload Vouchers 60260 id46708 261 Carload Vouchers 60261 id46710 262 Carload Vouchers 60262 id46712 263 Carload Vouchers 60263 id46715 264 Carload Vouchers 60264 id46716 265 Carload Vouchers 60265 id46717 266 Carload Vouchers 60266 id46719 267 Carload Vouchers 60267 id46721 268 Carload Vouchers 60268 id46722 269 Railroad Shipping Receipts 60269 id46734 270 Railroad Shipping Receipts 60270 id46736 271 60271 id46737 272 Railroad Shipping Receipts 60272 id46738 273 60273 id46739 274 60274 id46740 275 60275 id46741 276 60276 id46743 277 60277 id46744 278 60278 id46746 279 60279 id46748 280 60280 id47014 281 60322 id48098 Stockyard Ledgers id48100 282 60609 id53060 282 Analysis of Bank Balances id53061 282 Arthur Young Accountant's Report id53062 282 Accounts Receivable id53063 282 Accounts Receivable id53064 282 Accounts Receivable id53065 282 Accounts Receivable id48099 283 60610 id53066 283 Accounts Receivable id53067 283 Accounts Receivable id53068 283 Accounts Receivable id53069 283 Accounts Receivable id53070 283 Accounts Receivable id53071 283 Accounts Receivable id53072 283 Accounts Receivable id53073 283 Accounts Receivable - Rentals id53074 283 Bill Register 1928-1935 id53077 283 Combined Operating Statement 1929-1941 id53078 283 Combined Operating Statement 1941-1944 id53075 283 Cash "A" 1893 id53076 283 Claims "B" Index id52956 284 60611 id53079 284 Bills Receivable and Payable id53080 284 Bills Receivable and Payable 1962-1963 id53081 284 Claims "B" 1915-1918 id53083 284 Dealer's Purchases and Sales Record (Traders' Transfer Ledger) 1960 id53082 284 Dealer's Purchases and Sales Records (Traders' Transfer Ledger) 1961-1962 id52957 285 60612 id53084 285 Claims 1907-1919 id53085 285 Claims 1914-1915 id53086 285 Depreciation 1932-1953 id53087 285 Dealer's Purchases and Sales Record 1958-1959 id53088 285 General Ledger 1909-1910 id53089 285 General Ledger 1910-1911 id53090 285 Freight Refunds 1922-1927 id53050 286 60613 id53091 286 General Ledger 1911-1912 id53092 286 General Ledger 1912-1913 id53093 286 General Ledger 1913-1914 id53094 286 General Ledger 1914-1915 id53095 286 Exchange Building Tenants 1927-1931 id53052 287 General Ledgers 1915-1919 60614 id53096 287 General Ledger 1915-1916 id53097 287 General Ledger 1917 id53098 287 General Ledger 1918 id53099 287 General Ledger 1919 id53051 288 General Ledgers 1916; 1929; 1925; 1932-1935 60615 id53053 288 General Ledger 1916 id53054 288 General Ledger 1920 id53055 288 General Ledger 1925 id53056 288 General Ledger 1932 id53057 288 General Ledger 1933 id53058 288 General Ledger 1934 id53059 288 General Ledger 1935 id52958 289 General Ledgers 1921-1924; 1926-1927 60616 id53101 289 General Ledger 1921 id53102 289 General Ledger 1922 id53103 289 General Ledger 1923 id53104 289 General Ledger 1924 id53105 289 General Ledger 1926 id53106 289 General Ledger 1927 id52959 290 General Ledgers 1928-1931 60617 id53107 290 General Ledger 1928 id53108 290 General Ledger 1929 id53109 290 General Ledger 1930 id53110 290 General Ledger 1931 id52960 291 General Ledgers 1936-1944 60618 id53111 291 General Ledger 1936 id53112 291 General Ledger 1937 id53113 291 General Ledger 1938 id53114 291 General Ledger 1939 id53115 291 General Ledger 1940 id53116 291 General Ledger 1941 id53117 291 General Ledger 1942 id53118 291 General Ledger 1943 id53119 291 General Ledger (1 of 2) 1944 id53120 291 Index id53100 292 60619 id53121 292 General Ledger (2 of 2) 1944 id53122 292 General Ledger: Chicago Stockyards id53123 292 Income and Balance Sheet 1902-1913 id53124 292 Income and Balance Sheet 1914-1916 id53125 292 Income and Balance Sheet (Blank) 1920-1925 id53126 292 Income and Balance Sheet 1910-1914 id53127 292 General Ledger 1903-1904 id53128 292 Feed Book 1918-1923 id53129 292 Feed Book 1923-1925 id53130 292 Feed Book 1926-1927 id53131 292 Index id53132 292 Index id53133 292 Journal "A" 1893-1902 id53134 292 Journal "A" 1893-1902 id53135 292 Journal 1910-1916 id64644 293 6 Ledgers 94003 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Cash “A,” 1902 Ledger 2 – Cash “4,” 1909-1912 Ledger 3 – Cash, 1912-1915 Ledger 4 – Cash, 1915-1918 Ledger 5 – Cash, 1918-1920 Ledger 6 – Cash, 1920-1922

id64645 294 6 Ledgers 94004 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Cash Book, 1922-1927 Ledger 2 - Cash, 1923-1924 Ledger 3 – Cash Receipts, 1925-1927 Ledger 4 – Cash Receipts, 1928-1929 Ledger 5 – Cash Receipts, 1930-1932 Ledger 6 – Daily Abstract of Invoices, 1921-1922

id64646 295 5 Ledgers 94005 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Cash Receipts, 1932-1935 Ledger 2 – General Ledger “A,” 1893 Ledger 3 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1916-1920 Ledger 4 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1916-1921 Ledger 5 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1921-1925

id64647 296 5 Ledgers 94006 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1922-1926 Ledger 2 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1923-1930 Ledger 3 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1926-1930 Ledger 4 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1927-1932 Ledger 5 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1931-1935

id64648 297 4 Ledgers 94007 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1933-1939 Ledger 2 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1936-1940 Ledger 3 – Income and Balance Sheet, 1940-1944 Ledger 4 – Income and Balance Sheet: St. Joseph, Missouri, 1930-1937

id64649 298 6 Ledgers 94008 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Income and Balance Sheet: St. Joseph, Missouri, 1937-1941 Ledger 2 – Income and Balance Sheet: St. Paul, Minnesota, 1937-1940 Ledger 3 – Income and Balance Sheet: St. Paul, Minnesota, 1955-1960 Ledger 4 – Income and Balance Sheet: Sioux City, Iowa, 1930-1937 Ledger 5 – Income and Balance Sheet: Sioux City, Iowa, 1955-1960 Ledger 6 – Income and Balance Sheet: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1957-1960

id64650 299 8 Ledgers 94009 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Income Tax, 1913-1922 Ledger 2 – Income Tax, 1923-1934 Ledger 3 – Index Ledger 4 – General Ledger Journal “A,” 1893-1902 Ledger 5 – Journal, 1906-1907 Ledger 6 – Journal “3,” 1907-1912 Ledger 7 – Journal “4,” 1912-1916 Ledger 8 – Journal “6-J,” 1920-1924

id64651 300 5 Ledgers 94010 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Journal “5-J,” 1917-1920 Ledger 2 – Journal, 1924-1925 Ledger 3 – Journal, 1926-1927 Ledger 4 – Journal, 1928-1929 Ledger 5 – Journal, 1930-1932

id64655 301 3 Ledgers 94014 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Journal, 1933-1935 Ledger 2 – Journal, 1936 Ledger 3 – Journal, 1937

id64652 302 4 Ledgers 94011 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Journal, 1938 Ledger 2 – Journal, 1939 Ledger 3 – Journal, 1940 Ledger 4 – Journal, 1941

id64653 303 4 Ledgers 94013 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Journal, 1942-1943 Ledger 2 – Journal, 1943-1944 Ledger 3 – Journal, 1944-1945 Ledger 4 – Journal, 1945-1946

id64654 304 10 Ledgers 94013 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – P&S Annual Report, 1925-1927 Ledger 2 – P&S Annual Report, 1928-1931 Ledger 3 – Price Book, 1928-1937 Ledger 4 – Railroad Shipment Ledger, 1919-1922 Ledger 5 – Receiving Bulletin, 1922 Ledger 6 – Trial Balance, 1923-1932 Ledger 7 – Trial Balance, 1933-1942 Ledger 8 – Trial Balance, 1942-1945 Ledger 9 – Trial Balance, 1944-1953 Ledger 10 – Trial Balance, 1953-1957

id64656 305 7 Ledgers 94015 Scope and Contents

Ledger 1 – Inventory of Property, November 1, 1923 Ledger 2 – Railroad Shipment Ledger, 1909-1912 Ledger 3 – Voucher Register “A,” 1902-1905 Ledger 4 – Voucher Register “B,” 1906-1912 Ledger 5 – Voucher Register, 1912-1920 Ledger 6 – Bill and Voucher Index, 1924-1929 Ledger 7 – Bill and Voucher Index, 1930-1935

id64657 306 94016 id64658 307 94017 id64659 308 94018 id64660 309 94019 id64661 310 94020 id64662 311 94021 id64663 312 94022 id64664 313 94023 id64665 314 94024 id64666 315 94025 id64667 316 94026 id64668 317 94027 id64669 318 94028 id64670 319 94029 id64671 320 94030 id64672 321 94031 id64673 322 94032 id65566 323 5 Ledgers 94041 id65567 324 5 Ledgers 94042 id65568 325 2 Ledgers 94043 id65569 326 3 Ledgers 94045 id65570 327 3 Ledgers 94046 id65571 328 3 Ledgers 94047 id65572 329 2 Ledgers 94048
id78218 Individual Ledgers id78244 Register of Audited Bills (Vol. 19) 1922-1927 5000611176 id78245 Cash "B" (Vol. 23) 1904-1906 5000611177 id78246 Feed Record (Vol. 63) 1963-1966 5000611178 id78247 Feed Receipts and Sales (Vol.62) 1932-1940 5000611179 id78248 Cash "3" (Vol. 24) 1906-1909 5000611180 id78249 Interstate National Bank (Vol. 135) 1906 5000611181 id78250 Distribution of Receipts (Vol. 55) Undated 5000611182 id78251 Estimates of Salary Costs (Vol. 56) 1925-1930 5000611183 id78252 Feed Record (Vol. 64) 1959-1960 5000611184 id78255 Cash Receipts (Vol. 37) 1935-1946 5000611185 id78256 Daily Abstract of Invoices (Vol. 49) 1926 5000611186 id78257 Daily Abstract of Invoices (Vol. 50) 1927 5000611187 id78258 Daily Abstract of Invoices (Vol. 48) 1925 5000611188 id78259 Daily Abstract of Invoices (Vol. 47) 1924 5000611189 id78260 Daily Abstract of Invoices (Vol. 46) 1922-1923 5000611190 id78261 Cash Receipts (Vol. 38) 1946-1955 5000611191 id78262 General Ledger "C" (Vol. 69) 1904-1907 5000611192 id78272 General Ledger "D" (Vol. 70) 1907-1909 5000611193 id78707 Bills Receivable and Payable (Vol. 16) 1903-1906 5000611300 id78708 Voucher Record (Vol. 185) 1917-1920 5000611325 id78709 Voucher Record "D" (Vol. 182) 1908-1911 5000611326 id78710 Voucher Record (Vol. 183) 1911-1914 5000611327 id78711 Voucher Record (Vol. 184) 1914-1917 5000611328 id78712 Journal "2" (Vol. 139) 1904-1907 5000611329 id78724 Recapitulation of Yardage Revenues (Vol. 167) 1949-1957 5000611330 id78725 Receipts and Shipments (Vol. 168) 1901-1903 5000611332 id78726 Receipts and Shipments (Vol. 169) 1942-1949 5000611333 id78727 Receipts and Shipments (Vol. 170) 1962-1963 5000611334 id78728 Voucher Record "C" (Vol. 181) 1902-1908 5000611491 id78729 Voucher Record (Vol. 189) 1937-1944 5000611490 id78731 Voucher Record (Vol. 187) 1923-1929 5000611499 id78732 Voucher Record (Vol. 188) 1930-1936 5000611500 id78733 Kutch Commission House 5000611501 id78734 Bill Register 1928-1938 5000611488 id78735 General Ledger "B" 1903-1904 5000611489