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Worthington Corporation Records, 1859-1960

Creator:
Worthington Corporation
Creator:
Holly Manufacturing Company
Collector:
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI
Subject:
Grace, John F
Jeanesville Iron Works
Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation
International Steam Pump Company
Henry R. Worthington Pump Works
Physical description:
14.5 cu. ft.; 38 boxes
Type:
Advertisements
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Financial records
Legal documents
Minute books
Newsletters
Patents
Photographs
Reports
Sketchbooks
Trade catalogs
Place:
Hazelton (Penn.)
Buffalo (N.Y.)
Holyoke (Mass.)
Cincinnati (Ohio)
London
England
Date:
1859
1960
1859-1960
19th century
20th century
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.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation Records, 1859-1960, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Business history
Steam-engines
Diesel engines
Pumping machinery
Steam-turbines
Rock-drills
Local number:
2007.3069 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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