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William Sellers & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Organization

Found in 5 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

Phoenix Steel Corporation records

 Collection
Accession: 0916
Abstract:

The Phoenix Steel Company began in the late eighteenth century as a manufacturer of cut nails. It later became a major producer of railroad rails and iron and steel structural members. Their records include minutes (1856-1929); stock ledgers; brief of title papers and property maps; legal and financial correspondence and tax papers; account books; and a works diary.

Dates: 1827-1963; bulk 1856-1949

Sust collection of William Sellers & Co. graphic materials

 Collection
Accession: 2019-201
Abstract:

Charles William Feil Sust (1885-1947) and his son Carl William Sust (1914-1996) were employees at William Sellers & Co. Both worked as sheet metal workers in the 1930s and 1940s. William Sellers & Co. was an iron works that manufactured machine tools used for turning, planing, shaping, drilling, boring, or cutting metal or wood. This small collection is primarily photographs of machine tools manufactured by the William Sellers & Co. in the 1930s and 1940s. There are several photographs of various rooms and shops at the company, three include Charles Sust. There are a few publications and blueprints, as well as employee pins.

Dates: circa 1930s-1940s

Thomas H. Savery journals

 Collection
Accession: 1936
Abstract:

Thomas H. Savery (1837-1910) was president of Pusey, Jones and Company, a ship builder and manufacturer of papermaking machinery in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Thomas H. Savery, Jr. (1871-1930), the second son of Savery, followed in his father's footsteps in the pulp and paper industry. The records consist of two private journals from the youth of Thomas H. Savery and his son, Thomas H. Savery, Jr.

Dates: 1857-1890

William Sellers & Co. records

 Collection
Accession: 1466
Abstract:

William Sellers & Co. was an iron works that manufactured machine tools used for turning, planing, shaping, drilling, boring, or cutting metal or wood. The company was founded in 1848 as Bancroft & Sellers by mechanical engineers and inventors Edward Bancroft (1811-1855) and William Sellers (1824-1905). The records consist of five volumes, as well as correspondence from William Sellers and the Sellers firm.

Dates: 1827-1947