COLLECTIONS: 1 - 6 of 6
Overview: This collection consists of approximately 1,250 photographic prints that depict a wide range of agricultural, industrial, manufacturing, transportation, and other scenes.
Overview: Business records kept by Boston, Mass. shipping merchant John C. Phillips while he was in the employ of R.C. Mackay & Son and later head of John C. Phillips & Company. Phillips engaged in trade with India, China, South America and the West Indies.
Overview: Letter books, accounts of investments, and business records of Elisha T. Loring, his estate, and records of family business interests in Loring Brothers & Company.
Scope and Contents: The material in this collection, which runs from the company's origin to its dissolution, documents, among other things, an early attempt to win the American race to manufacture high quality iron along English lines. That is, the company's goal was to use coke (rather than charcoal) and the hot blast method to fire furnaces to produce large quantities of high-grade iron. Furthermore, the enterprise was an attempt to integrate all stages of production from coal mining to the manufacture of a...
Overview: The Thorp D. Sawyer papers are letters written by an American engineer working in Chile, Bolivia, and Colombia, 1910-1946.
Overview: 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.