Joseph Wharton: Quaker Industrial Pioneer
This first book-length biography of Joseph Wharton traces his family background, his business enterprises, and his contribution to the nineteenth-century age of industrial enterprise.
Armor Plate and Guns
Industrialist of the Nineties And the End of the Nickel Business
Scientific Management and the Sale of Bethlehem Steel
The Jersey Ventures
Far Western Gold
The Vigor of Old Age
The Dry and Wet Processes of Making Nickel
American Nickel Anna Lovering armor plate Asa Packer Batsto became Bessemer Bethlehem Iron Company Bethlehem Steel BICo Minutes brother Brush Camden Carnegie Charles committee concerning copper Deborah directors farm Fisher Fleitmann friends Fritz furnace Gracey Hannah Haydock Hicksite hundred industry interest Iron Age Jersey Joanna Joseph Wharton June JW Private Accts JW to ALW land later Lehigh Valley Lehigh Valley Railroad Lehigh Zinc Company Leibert letter Linderman Lippincott manager manufacture Marbella metals mill mines Minutes of Bd Morris nickel business Ontalauna operations oxide Packer patent Philadelphia pinelands president profit purchase Quaker Railroad rails Robert Sayre Rodman Samuel Rowland Fisher Saucon Sayre diary spelter Steel Company stockholders Swarthmore Swarthmore College tariff Taylor thee thousand dollars Thurston took venture Wharton Barker Wharton wrote Wilbur William Thurston William Wharton York
Page 10 - Insurance at the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania. He presented this paper at an "Insurance Clinic...
Page 24 - Each of these bodies maintains a system of business meetings, called preparation, monthly, quarterly, and yearly meetings, each of those ranks, beginning with the preparation, reporting to the next above it in rank. Usually but one preparation reports to a monthly, but several monthlies in various adjacent localities report to a quarterly, and several quarterlies report in like manner to a yearly. Now, the yearly meeting also is but a local institution, and there is no general convocation or authority...