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

 Collection
Accession: 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

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

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Bridge construction industry 1
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American Iron and Steel Institute 1
Baldwin Locomotive Works 1
Barium Steel Corporation 1
Bollman, W. (Wendel) 1
Bonzano, Adolphus, 1830-1913 1