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Lyman Mills



Lyman Mills, a textile mill in Holyoke, Massachusetts, was established in 1854 when the Boston-based directors of the Hadley Falls Company (established in 1832) decided to divide the firm into two separate corporations. The textile manufacturing arm was named Lyman Mills. The Hadley Falls Company continued to handle water power, machine shop and real estate operations. Although they were separate companies, Lyman Mills and the Hadley Falls Company had many officers and stockholders in common. George W. Lyman, for example, served as treasurer of both firms.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Greenleaf and Hubbard business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1850-1860 G814

Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.

Lyman Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1854-1927 L986

Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.