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    Bartlett Hayward Company Records, 1882-1950.
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    Bartlett-Hayward Company (author).
    Bartlett Hayward Company Records, 1882-1950.
    Phy. Description: 
    6 cu. ft.; 10 boxes.
    Bio / His Notes: 
    The Bartlett-Hayward Company of Baltimore, Maryland, was founded in 1840 as Hayward and Friend, stove manufacturers. The company eventually expanded into the foundry, machinery, erection, and engineering fields and began manufacture of gas holders in 1876. It merged with Koppers Company in 1937.
    Scope and Content: 
    These records deal chiefly with the manufacture, erection, and sale of gas holders. They include record books of drawings, 1882-1906, 1912, 1918; design calculation books; 1904-1935; trade literature, 1945; order books, 1920-1921; order progress reports, 1926-1929, 1946-1950; specifications, calculations and data; notes; shipping records; records of drawing costs; lists of materials needed; a card file listing owner, location, and dimensions of gas holders built by the company, 1883-1946; a record of employee injuries, 1929; and photographs of coupling engines, gas holders and their erection, gas works, and plants.
    Arranged by type of material.
    Original provenance lost. Transferred from Division of Work and Industry to the Archives Center in 2007.
    Finding aids: 
    Cite as: 
    Bartlett-Hayward Company Records, 1882-1950, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Engineering -- 19th century.
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Baltimore (Md.)
    Form / Genre: 
    Trade catalogs
    Correspondence -- 19th century
    Drawings -- 1860-1890
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Local Number: 
    2007.3095 (NMAH Acc.)
    Koppers Company (author).
    History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI (collector).
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0993Add Copy to MyList

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