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Collection Title: Tonkin Family Papers
Collection dates: 1834-1963
Extent: 2.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Abstract: The Tonkin family was involved in the logging industry in Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania during the late 1800s. The Tonkin Family papers consist mostly of business papers pertaining to Vincent Tonkin's lumber business and family material such as book manuscript material and research notes of R. Dudley Tonkin and John D. Tonkin, family photographs, and newspaper clippings about local news.
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Collection Title: Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh, Pa., Contracts Collection
Collection dates: 1895-1901
Extent: 5.63 linear feet (9 boxes)
Abstract: Business records of Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company, East Pittsburgh, Pa., 1892-1901. Collection documents acquisitions of machinery and technology such as cranes, presses, drills, and pumps. Records include blueprints, photographs, carbon copies of telegrams, signed forms, memorandums, and correspondence.
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Collection Title: George Swetnam Miscellaneous Materials Collection on Pittsburgh, Pa.
Creator: Swetman, George
Inclusive dates: 1870-1943
Extent: 0.44 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract: This collection contains materials collected by George Swetnam. The materials date from 1870-1943 and include Kaufmann's advertisements, newspaper clippings, membership cards, and materials relating to Pittsburgh Public Schools, stores, and businesses in the Pittsburgh area.
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Collection Title: Fort Pitt Bridge Works, Pittsburgh, Pa., Records
Creator: Fort Pitt Bridge Works.
Inclusive dates: 1886-1949
Extent: 13.75 linear feet
Abstract: The Fort Pitt Bridge Works was engaged in the construction of steel bridges and mill buildings, the production of structural steel work and reinforcing steel for road work and buildings, the pressing and welding heavy plate sections, and the engineering and manufacturing of combustion systems for industrial furnaces. This collection contains records regarding the organization and operation of the Fort Pitt Bridge Works including minutes, tax records, articles of incorporation, etc.
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Collection Title: Oliver Iron and Steel Company Records
Creator: Oliver Iron and Steel Company.
Inclusive dates: 1863-1959
Extent: 5.0 linear feet
Abstract: Henry William Oliver's steel company evolved from its creation in 1863 as a manufacturer of nuts and bolts to one of the largest manufacturers of bar iron and iron specialties in the United States by 1880. In 1888, the company was incorporated under the name Oliver Iron and Steel. Oliver's company dealt with the Carnegie Steel Company and also made agreements with Henry Clay Frick. The collection includes a minute book of the board of directors, charters, agreements, patents, partnership agreements, mortgages, trade catalogs, and scrapbooks on the life of Henry W. Oliver (1840-1904).
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Collection Title: South West Pennsylvania and Eureka Pipe Line Companies Records
Creator: Eureka Pipe Line Company.
Creator: South West Pennsylvania Pipe Line Company.
Collection dates: 1889-1928
Extent: 11.25 linear feet (100 volumes)
Abstract: This collection of records pertains to five pipe line companies: Eureka Pipe Line Company, South West Pennsylvania Pipe Line Company, Buckeye Pipe Line Company, Cumberland Pipe Line Company, and Southern Pipe Line Company. The collection contains varied forms of ledgers including letter/copy books, financial ledgers, production/inventory ledgers, balance books, check books, and rental ledgers.
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Collection Title: Wise Oil and Gas Company Records
Creator: Wise Oil and Gas Company.
Bulk dates: Bulk, 1919-1954
Inclusive dates: 1908-1954
Extent: 8.75 linear feet (12 boxes)
Abstract: The Wise Oil and Gas Company was incorporated in 1927 in order to acquire gas wells held by James D. Callery and A.J. Wise in partnership. This collection includes legal papers, minutes, stock certificates, correspondences, financial records, records of expenses, leases, maps, geological reports, and reports on distributing, selling and marketing.
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Collection Title: Harry Phillips Davis Collection
Creator: Davis, Harry Phillips, 1868-1931
Inclusive dates: 1915-1944
Extent: 1.87 linear feet (4 boxes)
Abstract: Harry Phillips Davis was a mechanical and electrical engineer who worked for the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company. He eventually rose to the position of Vice-President in charge of Manufacturing and Engineering for Westinghouse. During his tenure, Davis helped bring about the first commercial radio station in the United States, KDKA. His papers consist of memorandum, correspondence, biographical information, clippings and material from his estate.
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Collection Title: American Transportation Company Records
Creator: American Transportation Company.
Inclusive dates: 1890-1895
Extent: 0.625 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract: This collection includes bills, receipts, statements, and trip sheets of the American Transportation Company, Fairport, Ohio, 1890-1895. Also included are personal receipts and bills from George E. Tener of Pittsburgh (manager and treasurer of the American Transportation Company).
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Collection Title: Steel Industries Engineering Corporation Records
Creator: Steel Industries Engineering Corporation.
Inclusive dates: 1931-1938
Extent: 3.125 linear feet (6 boxes)
Abstract: The records of the Steel Industries Engineering Corporation include lists of officers and directors, memoranda on company dissolution, and correspondence of company heads.
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Collection Title: Mackintosh-Hemphill Company Records
Creator: Mackintosh-Hemphill Company.
Inclusive dates: 1905-1934
Extent: 1.125 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract: This collection contains the records of the Mackintosh-Hemphill Company for the years 1905-1934. The Mackintosh-Hemphill Company manufactured industrial machinery such as: rolling mills, engines, and heavy steel castings. Records of Mackintosh-Hemphill include accounting reports, manuals, publications, and blueprints of products.
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Collection Title: Marshall Elevator Company Records
Creator: Marshall Elevator Company.
Bulk dates: Bulk, 1850-1890
Inclusive dates: 1849-1908
Extent: 31.0 microfilm reels (47 volumes)
Abstract: Marshall Elevator Company was a firm engaged in the business of designing, building, installing and repairing passenger and freight elevators. The company also made structural parts for steamboats in the mid-nineteenth century.
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Collection Title: William G. Johnston and Company Records
Creator: Johnston, William G., 1828-1913
Inclusive dates: 1857-1915
Extent: 0.55 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract: This collection consists of the business records of the William G. Johnston and Company printing and book-binding firm of Pittsburgh, 1857-1915.
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Collection Title: Edwin J. Fithian Papers
Creator: Fithian, Edwin John, 1863-1953
Inclusive dates: 1892-1953
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract: Dr. Edwin Fithian was a Prohibition Party candidate in the election campaigns of 1918 (PA Governor) and 1932 (U.S. Senate). This collection includes personal correspondence, by-laws, photographs, clippings, pamphlets, memorabilia, certificates, newsletters, a press release, and a patent relating to his life.
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Collection Title: Strunz and Son Soap Company Records
Creator: Strunz and Son Soap Company.
Inclusive dates: 1861-1918
Extent: 3.0 microfilm reels
Abstract: The company S. Strunz and Son, originally called Strunz and Wetzel, manufactured soap and cleaning products in a facility on the South Side of Pittsburgh from 1852 to about 1920. Three reels of microfilm show seven volumes of business records pertaining to S. Strunz and Son and one letterbook with business correspondence from the National Wrapping Machine Company.
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Collection Title: Rankin Johnson PapersDigitized Content Available
Creator: Johnson, Rankin, 1873-1957
Inclusive dates: 1894-1910
Extent: 10.0 linear feet (15 document boxes; 1 Panorama Print)
Abstract: Rankin Johnson was a civil engineer who built railroads in Mexico and Bolivia and later headed a transit company in Trenton, New Jersey. Later in his life, Johnson gained prominence in the field of transit for his innovative use of publicity (1917), total conversion from trolleys to buses (1934), and control of bus traffic by supervisors stationed at sidewalk telephones (1939). The collection includes correspondence, letterbook, cables (coded and clear text), notes, speeches and memoranda relating to Rankin Johnson's career as engineer for the Mexican International Railroad and the Bolivia Railway Co.; major correspondents include James Metcalfe, Henry Ruhlender, James Speyer, Henry Burnett, and Herbert Knox Smith. Digital reproductions of two photo albums are available online.
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Collection Title: McConway & Torely Company RecordsDigitized Content Available
Creator: McConway & Torely Company.
Inclusive dates: 1889-1945
Extent: 3.75 linear feet (4 boxes)
Abstract: The McConway and Torley Company began in Pittsburgh in 1869 designing train couplers. This collection contains historical information, photographs, brochures, scrapbooks, catalogs, publications, patent applications and patent examinations concerning the train coupler industry. Digital reproductions of two published items are available online.
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Collection Title: Pittsburgh Mercantile Company Records
Creator: Pittsburgh Mercantile Company.
Inclusive dates: 1877-1950
Extent: 21.0 linear feet
Abstract: The Pittsburgh Mercantile Company operated in western Pennsylvania from the 1870s until the 1950s. The company was made up of clothing and dry goods stores, mainly patronized by steelworkers and coal miners. This collection contains various forms of ledgers including balance books, departmental ledgers, private ledgers, inventories, payroll, and share books.
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Collection Title: Monongahela Inclined Plane Company Records
Creator: Monongahela Inclined Plane Company.
Inclusive dates: 1863-1965
Extent: 12.5 linear feet (plus 10 volumes)
Abstract: This collection consists of the records of the Monongahela Inclined Plane Company, the oldest incline plane company in Pittsburgh. It includes the company's charter, by-laws, article of dissolution, minutes from 1868-1964, legal papers, correspondence, financial records, stock records, tax returns, annual reports to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, employees' records, rates and fares, repairs and maintenance, and photographs.
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Collection Title: C.C. Mellor Company Records
Creator: C.C. Mellor Company.
Inclusive dates: 1909-1943
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract: This collection contains one volume of minutes from board of directors meetings and one due bills book, 1909-1943, for the C.C. Mellor Company, a piano and organ retailer in Pittsburgh, PA.
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Collection Title: James Bonar Papers
Creator: Bonar, James, 1864-1942
Inclusive dates: 1886-1924
Extent: 0.31 linear feet (42 pieces, 1 folder, 2 scrapbooks)
Abstract: James Bonar was a late nineteenth and early twentieth century Pittsburgh businessman born in Dunfermline, Scotland, the birthplace of Andrew Carnegie. Bonar migrated to the United States where he was employed for a time by the Carnegie Steel Co. and later formed his own steam appliance company. Bonar was also an artist and served for a number of years as president of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh. This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs. Included in the correspondence are several letters to and from Andrew Carnegie and one from H.C. Frick.
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Collection Title: Iron and Forge Industry in Huntingdon County, Pa. Collection
Creator: Dorsey, H. P.
Creator: Porter family
Inclusive dates: 1819-1899
Extent: 0.437 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract: This collection contains the business correspondence, memoranda, financial records, and legal documents, of H.P. Dorsey and the correspondence of members of the Porter family, especially Alfred Porter, D.N. Porter, and J. Porter. The two collections concern the making and forge operations of the Colerain Forge, Huntingdon Furnace, and the Pennsylvania Furnace, Huntingdon County, Pa., 1819-1889.
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Collection Title: James H. Matthews Company Records
Creator: James H. Matthews Company.
Bulk dates: Bulk, 1875-1939
Inclusive dates: 1864-1961
Extent: 0.625 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract: The James H. Matthews Company of Pittsburgh manufactured metal devices used for printing and stamping.The company was orginally called John D. Matthews, named for its founder John Dixon Matthews. The collection contains records and photographs.
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Collection Title: North Side Laundry Company, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records
Creator: North Side Laundry Company.
Inclusive dates: 1877-1943
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract: This collection contains stockholder and board of director's meeting minutes, mortgages, deeds, bonds, and lease records for the North Side Laundry Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., for the years 1877-1943.
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Collection Title: Davison Sand and Gravel Company, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records
Creator: Davison Sand and Gravel Company.
Collection dates: 1881-1925
Extent: 0.56 linear feet
Abstract: The records of the Davison Sand and Gravel Company (Pittsburgh, Pa.) include ledger books, a journal, business papers, production reports, statistics on Pittsburgh river commerce, and blueprints of steamships.
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