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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:8993 1832-1882 C984

John Perkins Cushing business records

Records of John Perkins Cushing, a merchant of Boston, Mass., principally engaged in the China trade, 1832-1882.

Dates

  • 1832-1882

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored onsite. Please contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Extent

1 linear feet (6 volumes, 1 box)

Merchant of Boston, Mass., principally engaged in the China trade . Accounts of sundry investments include "adventures" in numerous ships, opium accounts, accounts of manufacturing, insurance, railroad and real estate interests, as well as substantial accounts with Bryant & Sturgis . The collection also includes correspondence, 1857-1862, household accounts, and papers relating to his will.

Related Materials

Baker Library also holds the Bryant & Sturgis (Boston, Mass.) records, 1801-1872 (inclusive) which contain material related to the John Perkins Cushing business records.
Title
Cushing, John Perkins, 1787-1862. John Perkins Cushing Business Records, 1832-1882 (inclusive): A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library
EAD ID
bak00115

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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