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Bartlett Hayward Company Records, 1882-1950

Author:
Bartlett-Hayward Company
Koppers Company
Collector:
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Physical description:
6 cu. ft.; 10 boxes
Type:
Trade catalogs
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Drawings
Tracings
Place:
Baltimore (Md.)
Date:
1864
1864-1883
1882-1950
19th century
1860-1890
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.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Bartlett-Hayward Company Records, 1882-1950, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Stoves
Foundries
Gas
Gasholders
Engineering
Local number:
2007.3095 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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