Thomas Iron Company Correspondence and Records
Scope and Contents
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.
- 1854 - 1939
- Thomas Iron Company (Organization)
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.
1 box (3 Notebooks in one box )
Language of Materials
This collection includes 3 bound notebooks of financial records, documents, correspondence, and remembrances, including some clippings and photographs.
The collection is arranged by notebook.
See also Call No. 622.34 T463c4 for other material about the Thomas Iron Co.
- Thomas Iron Company Correspondence and Records
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