Guide to the Kauffman Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1103
Creators:
Kauffman, Christian S.
Cordelia Furnace (Cordelia, Pa.).
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of [former name], NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1851-1883
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 Cubic feet
3 volumes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Three volumes of business records from the Cordelia Furnace, Cordelia, Pennsylvania, and its store.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Divided into 3 series: Quarry Lime book, 1883; Receipt book, 1851-1858; and Cordelia Furnace Store Journal, 1868-1870.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Originally called the Rough and Ready, the furnace was built in 1848 at Cordelia. It was purchased by C. S. Kauffman in 1855.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Preferred Citation
Kauffman Collection, 1851-1883, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Iron -- Pennsylvania Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Furnaces Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Business records -- 1850-1900 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI Corporate Name 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