James A. Herrick papers
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The papers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumnus James Amory Herrick consists of an essay entitled "A Treatise upon the Siemens' Process of Making Steel Upon the Open Hearth," dated September 1872, and notes on the chemical analysis of iron, 1871-1881.
- Creation: 1871 - 1881
- Herrick, James Amory (Person)
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James Amory Herrick, 1850-1920, S.B. in chemistry, 1872, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, worked for the Nashua Iron and Steel Company, Nashua, N.H., until 1878; there he built the first 15-ton open-hearth furnace in the United States and used the first gas producer (Siemens'), which was imported from England. He worked for several other firms, then established his own business.
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