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Subseries 2. Charles M. Schwab, 1889-1903

Scope and Content Notes:

Charles M. Schwab started out as a laborer in Carnegie’s companies, then worked his way up the ranks, holding management positions in Carnegie Brothers & Company, Limited; Carnegie Steel Company, Limited; Carnegie Company; and eventually became the president of United States Steel Corporation and Bethlehem Steel. Correspondence between Frick and Schwab relates to day-to-day business, including some matters regarding labor issues. In a letter dated January 7, 1894, Schwab wrote Frick, “My own idea is that if the men hold any meetings or attempt to form any organization, we should be prepared to … unhesitatingly discharge any men connected with this movement.”


Box 51
Folder 1 Schwab, Charles M., October 16, 1889-September 27, 1890
Folder 2 Schwab, Charles M., October 2-December 11, 1890
Folder 3 Schwab, Charles M., December 18, 1890-February 2, 1891
Folder 4 Schwab, Charles M., April 11-October 22, 1891
Folder 5 Schwab, Charles M., October 26, 1891-October 28, 1892
Folder 6 Schwab, Charles M., November 5-December 9, 1892
Folder 7 Schwab, Charles M., December 17, 1892-February 27, 1893
Folder 8 Schwab, Charles M., April 25-July 6, 1893
Folder 9 Schwab, Charles M., August 18-September 16, 1893
Folder 10 Schwab, Charles M., September 18-October 26, 1893
Folder 11 Schwab, Charles M., November 14, 1893-April 12, 1894
Folder 12 Schwab, Charles M., April 20-June 25, 1894
Folder 13 Schwab, Charles M., July 3-26, 1894
Folder 14 Schwab, Charles M., October 1-November 5, 1894
Folder 15 Schwab, Charles M., November 17-December 24, 1894

Box 52
Folder 1 Schwab, Charles M., February 17, 1896-June 3, 1897
Folder 2 Schwab, Charles M., September 20, 1897-January 29, 1898
Folder 3 Schwab, Charles M., February 6-June 24, 1898
Folder 4 Schwab, Charles M., July 6-November 29, 1898
Folder 5 Schwab, Charles M., January 9-May 25, 1899
Folder 6 Schwab, Charles M., July 8, 1899-December 31, 1900
Folder 7 Schwab, Charles M., January 22, 1901-May 14, 1903