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Iron industry and trade

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85068196

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Coal and Iron records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0062
Overview Correspondence, annual reports and audits, maps, and other material related to coal and iron production in Alabama.
Dates: 1874-1943

Alabama Industrial and Scientific Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0038
Overview Materials relating to the organization, including: meeting minutes, account books, lists of members and officers, and other items.
Dates: 1890-1900

American Cast Iron Pipe Company nomination binder

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3456
Scope and Contents The collection contains a binder of materials and photographs nominating the American Cast Iron Pipe Company for Birmingham, Alabama's fifth annual Beautification Award.
Dates: 1975

R. H. Banister industrial scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3798
Overview Industrial scrapbook containing articles and images pertaining to the Woodward Iron Company
Dates: 1902

Bessemer Coal, Iron, and Land Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0145
Abstract This collection contains much of the business correspondence and records of the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company, including lists of stock holders, minutes of meetings, maps of mine sites, and correspondence with government entities.
Dates: 1886-1982

Brierfield Ironworks records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0212
Overview Financial and legal documents of the Brierfield Ironworks along with some correspondence and printed materials, dating from 1866 to 1882. The materials are divided into two main groups: (A) those materials generated during Josiah Gorgas' control of the ironworks (1866-1869), and (B) those materials generated during Thomas S. Alvis' control of the operations (1869-1873).
Dates: 1864-1897; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1882

Brookside-Pratt Mining Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0215
Overview This collection contains the pay records for W.M. Meadows for the year of 1919 at the Brookside-Pratt Mining Company.
Dates: 1919

Dallas Iron Works letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0097
Overview Contains the Reconstruction-era letterbook of the Dallas Iron Works in Selma, Alabama.
Dates: 1866-1879

J. M. Duncan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0456
Abstract A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.
Dates: 1894-1932

Essex Foundry records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0490
Overview Incorporation papers, by-laws, directors' minutes, minutes of stockholders' meetings, and related records.
Dates: 1916-1965

James Bowron papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0193
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
Dates: 1861-1928

John Mason Dill Archive: Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Photographic Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WP-006
Overview This collection consists of photographs, drawings and graphic materials depicting John Mason Dill and his coworkers at the end of his working career as one of the draftsman at the engineering office at the Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company in Birmingham and Fairfield, Alabama.
Dates: 1911 - 1951

Lillian Graves Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4316
Scope and Contents The collection consists of twelve letters written by governess Lillian Graves from October 1885 through February 1886 as Graves cared for the Woodward family children in post-Civil War Alabama. Graves describes daily and holiday activities in late nineteenth-century Alabama, visiting the Woodward Iron Company mine, and makes extensive and problematic remarks about African Americans living in the Woodward home and in the area.
Dates: October 1885-February 1886

Maps - Blueprints, N/A

 File — Box 1537: [1006208815], Folder: 46-60
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The collection consists of John H. Adams's and his son, John R. Adams's, business correspondence. For the most part the correspondence is typewritten and covers primarily the decade of the 1920s. The elder Adams's outgoing correspondence is about half the size of his incoming correspondence, with much of the latter from J. A. Curtis and C. H. Judkins, businessmen and attorneys at law in Cleveland, Ohio. His son's outgoing business correspondence is about three times the size of his incoming...
Dates: N/A

Robert H. McKenzie dissertation, correspondence, and notes

 Collection
Identifier: W-0072
Overview Copy of Robert H. McKenzie's dissertation, "A History of the Shelby Iron Company, 1865-1881," and a small collection of correspondence and research notes related to the dissertation.
Dates: 1971

R. Jenness Letter, 1844 August 10

 File — Box 4267.001: [1005680107], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents This file contains a letter written by R. Jenness in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to Lazell, Perkins, and Company, an iron company in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Jenness wrote to inform the company that there was money available in a bank in Boston to settle the balance of Jenness's account with them. Jenness also mentions a need for more nails, and hopes "the ... rains will put your mills in operation so that shortly you will be able to supply me."
Dates: 1844 August 10

Shelby Iron Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1261
Abstract Contains records of the Shelby Iron Company from 1862 to 1930, including correspondence, directors' minutes, stockholder records, manufacturing records (charcoal reports, stable reports, mining, time books, payrolls by department), commissary records, grist mill toll books, furnace record books, and many other records. It also includes records of a subsidiary, Shelby Manufacturing and Improvement Company, 1890-1923. The virtually complete set of manufacturing records also parallels the birth...
Dates: 1862-1930

Shelby Iron Company correspondence during the Civil War

 Collection
Identifier: W-0071
Overview Correspondence, contracts, and receipts related to the production of iron at the Shelby Iron Works from 1863-1865.
Dates: 1863-1865

Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0104
Overview Two letterbooks, containing copies of letters written by Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Assistant General Manager G. B. McCormack from 1893 to 1898. Also includes a ledger documenting the company's tax returns from 1894 to 1895, and photographs depicting TCI industrial complexes.
Dates: 1893-1901

Woodward Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1577
Overview An extensive collection, including business and personal correspondence, financial records, photographs, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, family, which owned and operated the Woodward Iron Company.
Dates: 1829 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1950