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    Worthington Corporation Records, 1859-1960.
     
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    Creator: 
    Worthington Corporation (creator).
    Title: 
    Worthington Corporation Records, 1859-1960.
    Phy. Description: 
    14.5 cu. ft.; 38 boxes.
    Bio / His Notes: 
    The Worthington Corporation and its predecessors, the Holly Manufacturing Company, the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation, 1916-1952, the International Steam Pump Company, 1899-1916, and the Henry R. Worthington Pump Works, 1845-1899, have manufactured steam pumps, pumping engines, condensers, and hydraulic machinery at Harrison, New Jersey and other cities.
    Scope and Content: 
    These records include annual reports, 1901-1913, 1929-1930; monthly reports, 1956-1957; correspondence, 1880; financial reports and statistics, 1916-1922, 1936-1960; record book, 1868-1941; a minute book from Worthington's predecessor, Holly Manufacturing Company, 1859-1912; legal documents on consolidation, 1916-1930; company history by John F. Grace and historical notes, 1952-1955; interoffice and sales bulletins, 1904-1905; catalogs of gas and diesel engines, pumps, and drilling equipment, 1925-1929; "Worthington News", 1929-1930; air-brush advertising views of pumps, diesel engines, and engine parts, 1925-1929; catalogs, trade literature, and price lists of companies taken over by Worthington, 1880-1887, 1900-1928, 1932-1955; patents for Worthington and competitors' engines, rock drills, and machinery, 1885-1930; engineers' sketch books, 1864-1898; World's Fair material, 1893-1904; publications on steam and electric pumps, engines, and turbines, 1880, 1888, 1897, 1899, 1903, 1907-1950; photographs of pumps, 1900-1920, products, 1935, trainees, 1945-1950, and the Jeanesville Iron Works in Hazelton, Pennsylvania, and other works, 1879-1921. Also includes records and photographs of subsidiaries in Buffalo, New York; Holyoke, Massachusetts, Cincinnati, Ohio; and London, England.
    Organization: 
    1 series. Arrangement: By type of material and chronologic thereunder.
    Provenance: 
    Donated to the Smithsonian in the 1960s by Studebaker Worthington, Inc. Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007 by the Division of Work and Industry.
    Finding aids: 
    Detailed card index.
    Cite as: 
    Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation Records, 1859-1960, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Restrictions: 
    UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Business history
    Steam-engines
    Diesel engines
    Pumping machinery
    Steam-turbines
    Rock-drills
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Hazelton (Penn.)
    Buffalo (N.Y.)
    Holyoke (Mass.)
    Cincinnati (Ohio)
    London
    England
    Subject-Name: 
    Grace, John F.
    Jeanesville Iron Works
    Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation
    International Steam Pump Company
    Henry R. Worthington Pump Works
    Form / Genre: 
    Advertisements
    Correspondence -- 19th century
    Financial records -- 20th century.
    Legal documents
    Minute books
    Newsletters -- 20th century
    Patents
    Photographs -- 19th century
    Reports
    Sketchbooks
    Trade catalogs
    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: 
    2007.3069 (NMAH Acc.)
    Co-Creator: 
    Holly Manufacturing Company
    Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI (collector).
    Item Information
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0916Add Copy to MyList

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