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Pusey and Jones Company

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1879 - 1927

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

A. Sonnin Krebs inbound correspondence

 Collection
Accession: 1276
Abstract:

A. Sonnin Krebs (1877-1969) was a chemical engineer and president of the Krebs Pigment & Chemical Company. This collection contains twenty-one letters to Krebs, primarily personal in nature, and include letters from Pusey & Jones Company, William Sellers & Co., Jacob A. Riis (1849-1914), and E.A. Wilson.

Dates: 1899-1903

Pusey & Jones Corporation and Joseph Bancroft & Sons notebooks

 Collection
Accession: 1400
Abstract:

The Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company operated cotton textile mills in Wilmington, Delaware, where they manufactured, bleached, dyed, and finished a variety of cotton-made goods. The Pusey & Jones Corporation were shipbuilders, founders, and machinists of Wilmington, Delaware, which later expanded into papermaking machinery manufacturing. This collection consists of eleven small notebooks from the two companies regarding their work.

Dates: 1910-1919

Pusey & Jones Corporation and Parsons Engineering Company records

 Collection
Accession: 0489
Abstract:

The Pusey & Jones Corporation were shipbuilders, founders, and machinists of Wilmington, Delaware, which later expanded into papermaking machinery manufacturing. The Parsons Engineering Company was established for the manufacture of smoke-consuming devices and innovations with railroad technology. This collection includes papers from the Pusey & Jones Corporation and Parsons Engineering Company.

Dates: 1888-1935

Pusey & Jones Corporation correspondence

 Collection
Accession: 0363
Abstract:

The Pusey & Jones Corporation were shipbuilders, founders, and machinists of Wilmington, Delaware, which later expanded into papermaking machinery manufacturing. This collection includes nine letters of correspondence to the Pusey & Jones Company and Horace H. Thayer (1878-1959), from J.N. Davis, and from the Pulp and Paper Magazine.

Dates: 1903

Pusey & Jones Corporation material

 Collection
Accession: 1098
Abstract:

The Pusey & Jones Corporation were shipbuilders, founders, and machinists of Wilmington, Delaware, which later expanded into papermaking machinery manufacturing. The collection primarily contains correspondence between Horace H. Thayer Jr. (1878-1959) and Thomas H. Savery (1837-1910) regarding matters of importance to the company.

Dates: 1903-1906

Pusey & Jones Corporation miscellany

 Collection
Accession: 0369
Abstract:

The Pusey & Jones Corporation were shipbuilders, founders, and machinists of Wilmington, Delaware, which later expanded into papermaking machinery manufacturing. This collection contains miscellaneous material from the company including financial statements, calling cards, memoranda, and correspondence from Thomas H. Savery (Sr. and Jr.), Eugen Fullner, and A.G. Paine.

Dates: 1898-1945

Pusey & Jones Corporation plant land survey

 Collection
Accession: 0780
Abstract:

The Pusey & Jones Corporation were shipbuilders, founders, and machinists of Wilmington, Delaware, which later expanded into papermaking machinery manufacturing. The collection is a plat of the property around Pusey and Jones Company plant in Wilmington, Delaware.

Dates: 1918 July 8

Savery family papers

 Collection
Accession: 1822
Abstract:

The Savery family of Chester County, Pennsylvania, produced two generations of eminent mechanical engineers. Savery family papers consists of materials of the eldest son William H. Savery's (1865-1949) diaries, his father Thomas H. Savery (1837-1910) correspondence and notebooks documenting his career as a mechanical engineer, and the documents relating to Savery/Webb family property near Longwood Gardens, Hamorton and Parkerville, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1713-1949

Thomas H. Savery diaries

 Collection
Accession: 0291
Scope and Contents:

Personal and business diaries of Thomas Savery documenting his career from 1864 to 1910 that include technical drawings and experimental data used in developing his patented papermaking machinery. Savery's career as machine shop foreman and general manager at Pusey & Jones is also described. The day to day activities of the shops in which he worked are detailed as well as his income, expenses, and investments. Among projects noted is the construction of Machinery Hall at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition. There are also discussions of his involvement in the Harper Ferry Electric Light & Power Company, York Haven Water & Power Company and York Haven Paper Company. There is a volume detailing his involvement in the Denver pulp and paper industry. Savery's involvement with the Wilmington Board of Trade and the Society of Friends are described in these volumes. There are also numerous notations on his personal and cultural life.

Dates: 1864-1910

Thomas H. Savery papers

 Collection
Accession: 1364
Abstract:

Thomas H. Savery (1837-1910) was president of Pusey, Jones and Company, a major ship builder and manufacturer of papermaking machinery in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The papers are a fragmentary collection of Savery's diary, correspondence, and financial papers. The materials document his early career, papermaking machinery business ventures, some personal correspondence, and speeches.

Dates: 1855-1910

Thomas H. Savery papers

 Collection
Accession: 0285
Abstract:

Thomas H. Savery (1837-1910) was president of Pusey, Jones and Company, a shipbuilder and papermaking machinery manufacturer in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In 1864 he married Sarah Pim Savery (1837-1928). This collection consists of ther business and personal papers of Thomas H. Savery, primarily related to his papermaking machinery ventures, and twenty-nine diaries of Sarah Pim Savery.

Dates: 1848-1910