Manuscript Group 1121, McCabe Boiler Works, Newark, NJ, Records 1865 – 1971
Archives Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
1121. MCCABE BOILER WORKS, Newark, N.J.
Records, 1865-1971. 3 ft.
This collection includes the records of two manufacturers of
steam boilers: the L.J. Lyons Company founded in 1842 and the
McCabe Boiler Corporation which evolved from it and replaced it
in 1900. The collection includes the financial records of
both businesses for the years 1865-1918; eight volumes of
employee records, 1865-1903 (which supply the employees’ names,
days worked, type and location of employment), account books,
1893-1918; order books 1875-1910, specification books, 1878-1902;
specification contracts 1892-1971, a cash book, 1913-1918; and a
few photographs showing the grounds of the boiler works. An
inventory is available.
Gift of Henry J. McCabe, 1979.
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