Guide to the Security State Bank Records 1895-1963
Cage 331

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Security State Bank
Title
Security State Bank Records
ID
Cage 331
Date [inclusive]
1895-1963
Extent
20.0 items.
General Physical Description note
4 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Accounts, contracts, minutes, and other records of the Security State Bank and its predecessors and successors, including First National Bank of Colton, Colton State Bank, Farmers and Traders Bank of Johnson, Johnson State Bank, Farmers State Bank of Johnson and the Colton Branch of Old National Bank of Spokane.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 331, Security State Bank Records. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

A banking business has operated at Colton and Johnson, Washington since the 1890's under different names. All were related in ownership or management in some measure. These nine entities were:

At Colton:

  1. First National Bank of Colton, 1892-1900
  2. First Bank of Colton, 1900-1906
  3. Colton State Bank, 1907-1925
  4. Security State Bank, 1925-1963
  5. Colton Branch of the Old National Bank of Spokane, 1963

At Johnson:

  1. Farmers and Traders Bank, fl. ca. 1895
  2. The Peoples Bank, not incorporated, fl. 1900-1906
  3. Johnson State Bank, 1906-1907
  4. Farmers State Bank of Johnson, 1907-1925

The Colton State Bank and the Farmers State Bank of Johnson were consolidated to form the Security State Bank in 1925. Subsequently it became the Colton Branch of the Old National Bank.

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Scope and Contents note

The records consist of account books, minutes and organizational documents, along with occassional interleaved correspondence relative to the several successive banks.

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Arrangement note

The records are arranged according to corporate entity, although they have been divided into two series which segregate the once restricted materials from the unrestricted. Though the restrictions on this material expired January 1st, 1995, the material has not been since reorganized.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1977

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The records of the Security State Bank of Colton, Washington and its predecessors and successors at Colton and adjacent Johnson were received by the Washington State University Library in two installments. The first was deposited by W. O. Druffel of Colton in 1964 and the second was deposited by Frank Johnson of Pullman in 1969.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Colton State Bank
  • Farmers and Traders Bank of Johnson
  • Farmers State Bank of Johnson
  • First National Bank of Colton
  • Johnson State Bank
  • Old National Bank of Spokane. Colton Branch
  • Peoples Bank of Johnson
  • Security State Bank--Archives

Subject(s)

  • Banks and banking--Washington (State)--Colton
  • Banks and banking--Washington (State)--Johnson
  • Business, Labor, and Industry
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Unrestricted 

Box Folder

Farmers and Traders Bank of Johnson Ledger ca 1895 

1 1

Johnson State Bank Ledger 1907-1909 

1 2

First Bank of Colton/Colton State Bank Journal (daily balances) 

Box Folder

 1906-1907 

1 3

 1906-1907 

1 4

 1909-1910 

1 5

Includes records (1898-1900) of First National Bank of Colton 1910-1911 

1 6

 1911-1912 

1 7

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Series 2: Formerly Restricted. Note: The original restrictions on this material expired as of January 1, 1995, and access to this material is now unrestricted 

Johnson State Bank/Farmers State Bank of Johnson Minute Book 

Minute Book 

Box Folder

 1907-1923 

1 8

 1923-1925 

1 9
Box Folder

Ledger, with War Savings Stamp sales, appended. 1906-1908 1917-1918 

1 10

First Bank of Colton and successors 

Minute Book 

Box Folder

 1900-1908 

1 11

 1907-1918 

1 12

 1919-1928 

1 13

 1929-1963 

1 14

Draft Register 

Box Folder

 1898-1900 1908 

1 15

 1906-1907 

1 16
Box Folder

Stockbook 1907-1925 

1 17

Reconcilement of accounts 1908-1913 

1 18

Register of bond transactions 1924-1959 

1 19

Record of unidentified firm, apparently recording shipment of wheat 1915-1920 

1 20

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