Harris Charles Fahnestock papers
- 1855-1914 (inclusive)
Conditions Governing Access
Extent3 linear feet (6 boxes)
After the Jay Cooke & Co. bankruptcy in 1873, Fahnestock joined George F. Baker at the First National Bank of the City of New York as its vice president. He continued as a senior officer there through the next four decades, while holding partnerships and directorates in other business ventures.
- Series I. Financial records, 1852-1914
- Series II. Legal documents, 1866-1915
- Series III. Correspondence, 1858-1914
- Series IV. Jay Cooke & Co., 1873-1878
- Series V. First National Bank, 1879-1899
- Series VI. Virginia Deferred Certificates, 1885-1902
- Series VI. Histories and Memorials, 1898-1915
- Account books.
- Baker, George F. (George Fisher)
- Banks and banking -- Pennsylvania.
- Cooke, Jay
- Fahnestock, Harris C. (Harris Charles)
- Harrisburg (Pa.)
- Investment banking -- New York (State)
- New York (N.Y.)
- Railroads -- Pennsylvania.
- Washington (D.C.)
- West Virginia.
- Fahnestock, Harris Charles, 1835-1914. Harris Charles Fahnestock papers, 1855-1914 (inclusive): A Finding Aid
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Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository
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