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Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson (1831-1920)



  • Existence: 1831 - 1920


T. Jefferson Coolidge was born in Boston in 1831. He graduated from Harvard with a BA in 1850 and MA in 1853. He served as president of th Boott Manufacturing COmpany before serving as United States Minister to France during President Harrison's administration. He was an overseer at Harvard from 1886-1897. He was the great-grandson of Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Boston Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1813-1930

Records of the first mill in the world to combine all aspects of the manufacture of cotton founded in Waltham, Mass. in 1813.

Coolidge family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:8993 1857-1938

Records of the growth of investment of T. (Thomas) Jefferson Coolidge over the years, and of his estate (after 1920), and of various trusts. Includes ledgers, cashbooks, trial balances and valuations, and both incoming and outgoing letters. Also letterbooks, 1890-1911, of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, Jr.

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.

Lawrence Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:422 1831-1926 L419

Cotton manufacturing firm of Lowell, Mass., established in 1831 by proprietors of the other Lowell mills in connection with the Boston merchants Abbott and Amos Lawrence. The collection includes general account books, production records, sales records, payrolls, and letters.

J. Howard Nichols papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1856-1905

Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.