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Home Savings Association, Troy, Ohio, Records (SC-361)

Identifier: SC-361

Scope and Contents

These records consist of the Home Savings Association's weekly board meeting minutes and financial reports from January 3, 1900, to January 8, 1906. The minutes were recorded by the association’s secretary, Louis A. Ziegenfelder.

Within this ledger, there are annual election reports, lists of new members sworn in, the elections of officers, financial statements, insurance information on the association’s holdings, general contract information, and housing related business such as the types of loans granted and to whom, homes sold, deeds secured, and foreclosure decisions. At the end of each year, there is a page dedicated to recording the association’s assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, profit, and loss. There is also an annual report alongside this information.

Additionally, there are 9 loose papers throughout the ledger that relate to the information or date on the pages they are tucked between. These loose papers appear to be notes, receipts, or correspondence regarding the association.

The ledger is 600 pages but recordings stop on page 172; the remaining pages are blank.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1906


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The Home Savings Association was a building association in Troy, Ohio, during the early 1900s. The association granted loans, sold property, and dealt with housing related matters in the Troy area.

The president of the association when these records were created was Phil J. Gates (1841-1910), a well-known Troy dry goods merchant. The secretary of the association and writer of these records was Louis A. Ziegenfelder (1862-1909), the city clerk of the board of public service.


1 linear feet (1 flat box containing 1 ledger)

Language of Materials



The collection consists of one ledger containing the minutes and financial reports from January 3, 1900, to January 8, 1906, of the Home Savings Association, a building association in Troy, Ohio.


One ledger stored in a single flat box. Records within the ledger are arranged chronologically.

Guide to the Home Savings Association, Troy, Ohio, Records (SC-361)
Tyler Elam
2022 December 8
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Wright State University Libraries
Special Collections and Archives
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton OH 45435-0001 USA