Tompkins, Daniel Augustus
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Durham, NC 27708-0185
Letters and papers relating to Tompkins’ work in Pennsylvania steel industry, specifically with the Bethlehem Iron Works, his career as an industrial engineer in North Carolina, his personal life, and 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 textile, brick and other industries. Includes letters and stockholders minute book of the D.A. Tompkins Company.