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Archibald McIntyre Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0354
Abstract These letters give a brief glimpse into the mining business in the early Nineteenth Century. Alexander McIntyre to whom these letters are addressed was an ambitious entrepreneur in the coal and iron country of New York and Pennsylvania with his name being passed on to many sites in these states.
Dates: 1825-1851

Birkinbine Engineering Company Records, Collection I

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0084.1
Abstract This collection includes books, bound pamphlets and offprints, maps and drawings, letter books, ore samples, photographs, and manuscript material regarding the Birkinbine Engineering Company.
Dates: ca. 1860 to ca. 1940

Juragua Iron Company Mine Photographs, 1912-1914

 Collection — Box: Photo 0011.01
Identifier: SC Photo-0011
Abstract The Juragua Iron Company was the first American company to become interested in iron mining in Cuba. The mines were located in the province of Santiago at the eastern end of Cuba. The Santiago province climate is hot, but not affected by fevers or malaria. The company first went to Cuba in the early 1880s to begin iron ore mining. Its capital stock was controlled by the Bethlehem Iron Company of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Steel Company of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It shipped...
Dates: 1912-1914

Mine Inspection Trip Reports

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0036
Abstract Three typescript reports of Lehigh University Mining Engineering Department’s mine inspection trips made 1922, 1924, 1926. Two of the reports are travelogue itineraries as well as noting mines and mills observed, the third is a more technical discussion of the mines visited. Reports are by Robert G. Pfahler EM‘23, George A. Howland EM’27, Robert A. Harrier EM’27, John P. Cox EM’27, and Paul W. Sinwell EM’27 all studying for the Engineer of Mining degrees. According to the notes in the...
Dates: Event: 1922 - 1926

Robert M. Wheeler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0140
Abstract Documents and photographs assembled by Robert M. Wheeler primarily of the portion of his career as Mine Captain of No. 3 mine at the Cornwall Iron Mine, a subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel Corporation. His contributions to the iron ore operation in the Cornwall Iron Mine as well as other mines belonging to the Bethlehem Cornwall Corporation were valued by the Bethlehem executives based on the correspondence content. Mr. Wheeler’s material gives an insight into open pit and underground mining...
Dates: 1956 - 1984

Thomas Iron Company Correspondence and Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0071
Abstract This collection includes 3 bound notebooks of financial records, documents, correspondence, and remembrances, including some clippings and photographs.
Dates: 1854 - 1939

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