Whaling Log of Thomas Knowles, 1859.
Child Labor, Pennsylvania Coal Mines (gallery)
Political Cartoons and Standard Oil (gallery)
Whale Map by Matthew F. Maury, 1851
McFarlin v. Essex Co., Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 1852.
Lowell Mills Time Table, 1853
“Trouble at Lake Village,” Winnipesaukee Gazette, October 1, 1859.
“Attempt to Blow Up,” Laconia Democrat, November 1859
Anti-Dam Violence on the Merrimack River and its Tributaries, Fall 1859
Ralph Waldo Emerson on steam and coal, 1860.
"Perilous Situation of Whalemen," 1861.
"Grand Ball Given by the Whales," Vanity Fair, April 20, 1861.
“The Whaling Interest,” Whalemen’s Shipping List and Merchants Transcript, New Bedford MA, July 2 1861
W. Stanley Jevons, "The Coal Question," 1865.
Winslow Homer, "Morning Bell,"
The Horse Disease, Chicago Daily Tribune, 1872.
Lehigh Canal, 1873
William Dean Howells describes the Corliss steam engine, American Centennial Exhibition, 1876.
Allan Pinkerton, "The Mollie Maguires and the Detectives," 1877.
“An Act Relative to the Pollution of Rivers," Massachusetts State Law, 1878.
"The Electric Light in Houses -- Laying the Electrical Tubes," Harper's Weekly, 1882.
Thomas Edison's Patent Drawing for the Incandescent Electric Lamp, 1882
J. O. Davidson, “Interior of a Southern Cotton Press by Night” Harper’s Weekly, 1883.
George Gunton, "The Economic and Social Aspect of Trusts," Political Science Quarterly, 1888.
George Gunton, “The Economic and Social Aspect of Trusts,” 1888.
Details on the Whale Oil Trade in New Bedford, 1889.
Letter on Company Stores from M. F. Moran to Edward Robertson, Labor Commissioner, 1890
Orville H. Platt, “Invention and Advancement,” 1891.
Testimony of John D. Rockefeller, President of The Standard Oil Company, 1899.
US Imports of Whale Oil and Sperm Oil.