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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss: 781 1847-1881 A815

Ascutney Bank records

Scope and Content:

This collection contains sixteen volumes which include administrative records, dividend books, ledgers, day books, journals, registers,and expense account books. Also included are excerpts of resolutions passed at directors meetings and receipts for expenses. Originally, the receipts were included within the pages of the expense account book. Records document day-to-day activities of the bank with particular emphasis on administrative decisions. These include the costs of doing business as well as types of banking transactions undertaken. Stockholders resided in Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York.

Dates

  • 1847-1881

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Extent

12.4 linear feet (16 volumes and 1 box)

Historical Note:

The Ascutney Bank, in Windsor, Vermont,changed its name to "Ascutney National Bank of Windsor "on December 10, 1864. During most of the mid-nineteenth century, Hiram Harlow remained actively involved as stockholder, director and president of the bank.

Physical Location

MANU

Provenance:

Purchase.
Title
Ascutney Bank. Ascutney Bank Records, 1847-1881: Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library
EAD ID
bak00019

Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository

Baker Library Special Collections holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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