Jefferson County Abstract, Real Estate and Investment Co. Stock Certificate Book, 1891-1939
Scope and Contents
Book containing stock certificates for shares in the Jefferson County Abstract, Real Estate and Investment Company of Golden, Colorado. The book contains intricately designed certificates and receipts showing number of shares owned, date, certificate number, corporate seal and signatures, and is dated from 1891 to 1939.
- Creation: August 1891-July 1939
Conditions Governing Access
Archives collection material is non-circulating, requires staff retrieval and is available for use by appointment in the reading room.
Biographical / Historical
The Jefferson County Abstract, Real Estate and Investment Company was incorporated in 1891 by Al Townsend (President), George Townsend (Vice President) and A.D. Jameson (Secretary and Treasurer). Its predecessor was the Golden City and Jefferson County Abstract Office, which was founded by D.C. Crawford and A.D. Jameson. Their earlier abstract books were purchased by the later company. Al Townsend served as Jefferson County's Clerk and Recorder for 20 years and his son George Townsend served as a deputy officer in various county offices for many years.
0.03 Cubic Feet (1 Sharebook) ; 6 inches by 6.5 inches
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Stock Certificate Book was donated to the Archives in 2007 by the Golden Landmark Association. A Transfer agreement was signed in 2007 but the item was never accessioned. The accession number was assigned 7/2010.
- Golden, Colo. Golden Landmarks Association (Donor, Organization)
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