Daniel Augustus Tompkins papers, 1774-1976.


Tompkins, Daniel Augustus, 1851-1914. Daniel Augustus Tompkins papers, 1774-1976.

Daniel Augustus Tompkins papers, 1774-1976.

Collection contains letters and papers relating to Tompkins' work in the Pennsylvania steel industry, specifically with the Bethlehem Iron Works, his career as an industrial engineer in North Carolina with the Westinghouse Machine Company, his personal life, his activities as co-owner of the Charlotte Observer and his disputes with the editor, J.C. Hemphill, his patents and inventions, his business activities and involvement with the textile, brick, and other industries, and the settlement of his estate. Includes ledgers and a stockholders' minute book of the D.A. Tompkins Company.

6,432 items (11 lin. ft.)

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Bethlehem Iron Works (Bethlehem, Pa.)

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Westinghouse Machine Company (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

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D.A. Tompkins Company (Charlotte, N.C.)

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Hemphill, J. C. (James Calvin), 1850-1927

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Tompkins, Daniel Augustus, 1851-1914

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Daniel Augustus Tompkins (1851-1914) was an engineer, author, and entrepreneur, of Charlotte (Mecklenburg Co.), N.C. From the guide to the Daniel Augustus Tompkins Papers, 1774-1976, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Engineer and manufacturer. From the description of Papers of Daniel Augustus Tompkins, 1887-1920 (bulk 1899-1914). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063827 Engineer, author, and entrepreneur, of Charlot...