John Jacob Astor business records
- 1784-1892 (inclusive)
- Majority of material found within 1809-1848
Conditions Governing Access
Extent7 linear feet (19 volumes, 29 boxes)
Existence and Location of Copies
Vol. 2B, Part of the Astoria journals (1811-1814) entitled "Blotter G", is available on microfilm (1 reel, 35mm.) for use in the Historical Collections Reading Room, Baker Library. Order no. 86-2551, Reel 1.
Vols. 16 (Letter book, J. J. Astor, 1813-1815), 17 (Letter book, J. J. Astor, 1831-1838) and 18 (Letter book, J. J. Astor, 1845-1848) are available as digital surrogates.
- Account books.
- Astor, John Jacob
- Astoria (Or.)
- Capitalists and financiers -- New York (State)
- China trade.
- Export marketing.
- Fur trade -- Oregon.
- Fur trade -- Wisconsin.
- Fur traders.
- New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce.
- Northwest, Pacific.
- Real estate investment -- Wisconsin.
- Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848. John Jacob Astor Business Records, 1784-1892 (inclusive), 1809-1848 (bulk): A Finding Aid
- Baker Library
- EAD ID
Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository
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