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Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1831-1920

T. Jefferson Collidge 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 4 Collections and/or Records:

Boston Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1813-1930
Overview: Records of the first mill in the world to combine all aspects of the manufacture of cotton founded in Waltham, Mass. in 1813.

Greenleaf and Hubbard business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1850-1860 G814
Overview: Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.

J. Howard Nichols papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1856-1905
Overview: Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.

Lawrence Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:422 1831-1926 L419
Overview: 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.