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Iron and steel industry--United States--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A.J. Lawrence Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01143
Scope and Contents Account book of A. J. Lawrence, a metal-worker from East Weymouth, Somerset, and Taunton, Massachusetts. Includes details of his hours, wages, what he produced, and his observations of labor unrest and strikes. He worked at Weymouth Iron Company, the Mt. Hope Iron Company, Reed and Barton, and A. Field and Co.

Beauregard Furnace Journals

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu1-MsV Afu2
Scope and Contents Account books of Beauregard Furnace located in Wythe County, Va. which was under contract to supply pig iron to Tredegar Iron Works during the American Civil War.

Cloverdale Furnace (Botetourt County, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu4
Scope and Contents Daybook, 1803-1805, of the Cloverdale Furnace Foundry (Botetourt County, Virginia) and of an unidentified general merchandise dealer of Lexington, Virginia.

Continental Iron Works Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00703
Scope and Contents Material relating to the Continental Iron Works, Thomas F. Rowland and the Monitor.

Includes photograph of sign, "At these Works ... was Built by Thomas F. Rowland, The Monitor, designed by Capt. John Ericsson....," and flyers entitled "Description of the Monitor Drawing" compliments of Charles H. Corbett and "History of the Continental Iron Works" with handwritten signature of Chas. H. Corbett VP 1909.

Isabella Furnace Account Book (Page County, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu5
Scope and Contents Account book, 1827-1842, of Isabella Furnace, Page County, Va. which includes account book, 1850-1854, of Caroline Furnace. Includes recipes for buttermilk muffins, corn bread and cakes and pies; and accounts for clothing and shoes.