National Museum of American History
Division of Work and Industry
Washington, D.C. 20560
14.5 cu. ft.; 0.410 cu. meters.
The Worthington Corporation and its predecessors, 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. These records of the Worthington Corporation 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; 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.