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Thomas Iron Company Correspondence and Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0071
The collection includes 3 bound notebooks of financial records, documents, correspondence, and remembrances, including some clippings and photographs. The following officers are prominently mentioned: David Thomas, Samuel Thomas, John Thomas, William Hulick, James W. Weaver, Ralph H. Sweetzer, William A. Barrows, B. F. Fackenthal, Sr. and B. F. Fackenthal, Jr.

Dates

  • 1854 - 1939

Creator

Extent

1 box (3 Notebooks in one box )

Overview

This collection includes 3 bound notebooks of financial records, documents, correspondence, and remembrances, including some clippings and photographs.

Biographical / Historical

The Thomas Iron Co. was founded in 1854, and eventually had 11 blast furnaces in Pennsylvania and several mines and other property. The company was sold in 1922, and the furnaces scrapped several years later. Mr. Fackenthal, president from 1893-1913, compiled this material.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by notebook.

Separated Materials

See also Call No. 622.34 T463c4 for other material about the Thomas Iron Co.

Creator

Title
Thomas Iron Company Correspondence and Records
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
1992-03-02

Revision Statements

  • 2012-03-28: Finding aid information revised March 28, 2012- revised by Arielle Willett

Repository Details

Part of the Lehigh University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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