St. Louis Mercantile Library

M-136: Community Federal Saving and Loan Archives

 

HISTORY: This collection was donated to the Mercantile Library by company leaders to preserve the history of one of the most important and profitable of the post-war savings and loan companies in St. Louis.

SCOPE: The archives includes minutes of the corporation, loan records and correspondence from the 1960s through the 1980s primarily and spans the era when this savings and loan company was a leader in community development and housing matters. The collection offers a glimpse of the origin, rise and decline of the savings and loan industry in St. Louis.

HOLDINGS: 20 linear feet of archivally boxed documents and records.

ACCESS: Special Collection M-136 is arranged chronologically by year in bound corporate ledgers. Portions of the collection may be photocopied, digitally scanned, or photographed depending on condition or other restrictions.