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Cyrus J. Sharer research files on the iron ore and steel industries

1943-1987
 Collection
Identifier: 2183

Abstract

This collection represents materials collected by Cyrus J. Sharer for his research on the iron and steel industry and particularly the world iron ore trade. The main emphasis is on the iron ore trade of the Great Lakes. The period covered, mid-1960s to mid-1980s, was one of crisis and reorganization in the American steel industry and in the lake ore trade, and this is reflected in the records.

Dates

  • 1943-1987

Creator

Extent

4 Linear Feet

Biographical Note

Cyrus Jewett Sharer was born in 1922 and was the Chair of the Geography Department at Villanova University. His primary research interest was in the economic geography of the world steel industry and the global iron ore trade, with an emphasis on the American steel-making complex centered on the Northeast and Midwest and the Great Lakes iron ore deposits.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Content

This collection represents materials collected by Prof. Sharer for his research on the iron and steel industry and particularly the world iron ore trade. The main emphasis is on the iron ore trade of the Great Lakes. The period covered, mid-1960s to mid-1980s, was one of crisis and reorganization in the American steel industry and in the lake ore trade, and this is reflected in the records.

The principal publications in this collection have been cataloged individually and may be retrieved under their own titles or by executing a keyword search for "Cyrus J. Sharer" in Hagley's online library catalog.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Cyrus J. Sharer research files on the iron ore and steel industries
Status:
Online
Author:
Christopher T. Baer
Date:
2011
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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