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Records of American Steel and Wire Company and its predecessors

Collection Identifier: Mss:596 1822-1936
Scope and Contents: Records of predecessor firms include records, 1868-1899, of the Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company, Worcester, Mass., comprising about half of the total collection. The material on this company includes stock certificate stubs, stock ledger, directors' records, 1868-1886, bill books, letter books, 1890-1902, miscellaneous volumes and three boxes of folders. There is considerable material on the patent suits of the 1880's and 1890's, and the consolidation of the company into one of the...

Forest Iron Works records

Collection Identifier: Mss:501 1853-1865 F716
Scope and Contents:

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.

General File Photograph Collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:1415 1860-1975 G326

This collection consists of approximately 1,250 photographic prints that depict a wide range of agricultural, industrial, manufacturing, transportation, and other scenes.

Jay Cooke & Co. records

Collection Identifier: Mss:781 1832-1915 (1861-1905)

Select records of the investment banking house Jay Cooke & Co.

Rose Run Iron Ore Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:302 1854-1946
Content Description: This collection consists of material collected and preserved by Mr. Robert H. Winn, Attorney-at-Law. Mr. Winn acted as Secretary pro tem. to the Rose Run Iron Ore Company from (approximately) 1915-1941, and during that time all the correspondence relating to the sale and purchase of Rose Run property was channeled through his Mt. Sterling office. Mr. Winn's chief correspondent was Mr. Philip N. Moore of St. Louis, who served as President of the Company. Other correspondents include...

Salem Iron Factory Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:5 1797-1832 S163

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.

Slater family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1793-1926 S631

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.

United States Steel Corporation photographs

Collection Identifier: Vis 31

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.