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Commonwealth Edison Company Records, 1911-1967

Collection Overview

Title: Commonwealth Edison Company Records, 1911-1967

ID: RHC/RC/176

Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 07/17/1984

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The materials in this collection are published documents from several predecessor companies of Commonwealth Edison. Types of records include annual reports, financial statements, and other documents pertaining to utility companies and their agreements with cities and towns in northern Illinois dating from the Civil War.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection are held by the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Commonwealth Edison Company

Acquisition Method: The Commonwealth Edison Company donated the records in this collection to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on July 17, 1984.

Other Note: For additional information and original corporate records, researchers should contact Commonwealth Edison’s archives in Chicago.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: Public Service Company of Northern Illinois (PSCNI):  List of towns in northern division; First and Refunding Mortgage, 1911
Folder 2-5: Public Service Company of Northern Illinois (PSCNI): Annual reports, 1912-1933, 1938-1951
Folder 6-7: Illinois Northern Utilities; Annual reports, 1912-1916, 1921-1927, 1929-1939
Folder 8: Illinois Northern Utilities; Important Papers, 1912
Folder 9: Commonwealth Edison Company; Annual Reports, 1950-1956, 1958-1961
Folder 10: Central Illinois Electric and Gas (CIEG):  List of Predecessor Companies; Facts and Figures Pertaining to CIEG, Rockford, 1967; 1944
Volume  1-2: Public Service Company of Northern Illinois (PSCNI); Important Papers, Volumes I and II, 1916, 1933
Volume 3: Illinois Valley Gas and Electric Company; Important Papers (1 volume), 1911
Volume 4: Illinois Northern Unities Company; Important Papers (1 volume)
Box 2
Folder 1-2: Western United Gas and Electric Company; agreements, mortgages, 1913-1925
Folder 3-4: Western United; Annual Reports, 1925, 1928-1929, 1931-1937
Folder 5: Western United; Income and Expense Statements, 1902-1913, 1915, 1917-1927
Volume 1: North Shore Electric Company; Important Papers, Volume III (1 volume), 1911
Volume 2: Economy Light and Power Company; Important Papers (1 volume), 1911