The Maryland Steel Company, 1890-1927
Part of collection: Frederick W. Wood papers (0884)
- Creation: 1890-1927
Scope and Content
The largest portion of the records deals with the Sparrows Point plant when operated by the Maryland Steel Company. It includes organization and title papers, organization charts, maps and drawings and financial and operating statements. The records give considerable information on Wood's technical contributions, including patents for mill improvements, notebooks covering production and tests and descriptions of the organizaton of work. There is also correspondence with salesmen and customers, notes on wages and working conditions and comparative reports on other British and American iron and steel works. There is particularly rich documentation on the construction and functioning of the company town.
From the Collection: 13.25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
This collection is open for research.
- From the Collection: Wood, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1857-1943 (Person)