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Bethlehem Iron Company

Accession: 1699Identifier: 1699-III.-IV.


  • From the Record Group: Creation: 1860-1947

Scope and Content

The records of the Bethlehem Iron Company include photostatic copies of the stockholders' and directors' minutes from 1860 to 1901, and a single volume of monthly production statements from 1890 and 1891. A single letterbook of G. F. Meigs, Engineer of Ordnance, and Robert H. Sayre, Jr., Superintendent of Blast Furnaces, contains information on production processes and problems during the final years of the company. There is also a photostatic copy of a report on piece work from the Frederick Winslow Taylor Papers at Stevens Institute of Technology. A pocket notebook of Edward S. Knisely (1892) contains notes and a single rule-of-thumb formula for practices in its rolling mill and machine shop.


From the Record Group: 114 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA