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Records of an iron manufacturer and saw mill, Marquette, Mich. Ledger, 1853-1856; in addition to an account of the iron manufactured, the work done each day, and weather report for the day, the book contains accounts of a general store kept for the benefit of the employees. There are also two volumes (ledger, 1863 and daybook, 1863-1865) of a saw mill and a daybook (1860) of a food store, also at Marquette.
This collection consists of approximately 1,250 photographic prints that depict a wide range of agricultural, industrial, manufacturing, transportation, and other scenes.
Select records of the investment banking house Jay Cooke & Co.
Records of the Salem Iron Factory Company, 1797-1832, consisting of waste-books, account books, a cash book, memorandum book, and correspondence, used by the company between 1797 and 1799. The bulk of the second waste-book pertains to the administration of Nathan Read's estate and business activities in Belfast, Maine, between 1824 and 1832.
Samuel Slater (1768-1835) and his partners established the first cotton mill in the United States in 1791 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Later, Samuel Slater, his brother, and their children established a series of cotton and woolen mills in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The collection includes general accounting records, production records, and letters representing Slater family interests, mainly in textile manufacturing.
A large collection of black and white gelatin silver prints depicting the United States Steel Corporation's steel plants, works, personnel, machinery, mining operations, buildings, warehouses and production of the numerous products manufactured by the company, circa 1940-1960.