Lucy Wortham James Collection, 1801-1895 (C0001)

23 cubic feet (3,032 folders), 234 oversize volumes (volumes also available on 59 rolls of microfilm)

 Finding Aid

The records of the Maramec Iron Works in St. James, Missouri, and the papers of the James family, who owned the iron works, includes financial records, correspondence, and account books. The correspondence discusses the hiring of slaves, prices, banking and financial conditions, transportation costs and railroads, political conditions, immigration, and the Civil War.