Guide to the Bartlett Hayward Company Records

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0993
Creators:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Koppers Company.
Bartlett-Hayward Company.
Dates:
1882-1950
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
6 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
These records of the Bartlett Hayward Company deal chiefly with the manufacture, erection, and sale of gas holders. Included are 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.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Arrangement: By type of material.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
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. The company merged with Koppers Company in 1937.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Charles Ferner of the Kopper Company, circa 1977.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Preferred Citation
Archives Center, Bertlett Hayward Company Records, National Museum of American History.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from Division of Work and Industry, 2006.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Trade catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gasholders Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stoves Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tracings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings -- 1860-1890 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Engineering -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Foundries Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baltimore (Md.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives