Maryland iron furnaces photograph collection
This collection contains photographs of iron furnaces around Maryland circa 1970, including Antietam Furnace, Catoctin Furnace, Gunpowder River, Nassawango Furnace, and Principio Furnace.
- Robbins, Michael Warren (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Conditions Governing Use
The reproduction of materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine and satisfy copyright clearances or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information visit the MCHC’s Rights and Permissions page.
0.21 Linear Feet (1 half Hollinger box)
Language of Materials
The 8” x 10” photographs are divided into series based on content.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. McGhee Harvey, December, 1977
Scope and Contents
The Maryland Iron Furnaces Photograph Collection contains almost forty images of iron furnaces. Michael Warren Robbins photographed the remaining above-ground structures of the Antietam, Catoctin, Gunpowder River, Nassawango, and Principio furnaces. Robbins wrote several books on the iron industry in Maryland. A map of the various structures is also included in the collection.
- Guide to the Maryland iron furnaces photograph collection
- Under Revision
- Lara Westwood
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- 2020-02-21: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.