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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:766 1739-1887

Records of Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade

Overview

Incuded in this aggregate record are eleven (11) unique collections related to Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade, 1818-1887.

Dates

  • 1819-1887

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

9.75 linear feet (20 volumes, 10 boxes)
11 collection (consists of 11 distinct collections)

Historical Note:

This artificial collection of records pertaining to Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade was created as part of a grant project to load as many collections into HOLLIS. In an effort to make these individual collections more discoverable this guide was created with descriptions taken from Manuscripts in Baker Library (4th ed., 1978) and local finding aids housed in the Historical Collections reading room.

Physical Location

MANU
Author
Baker Library
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
EAD ID
bak00238

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.

Contact:
Baker Library | Bloomberg Center
Soldiers Field Road
Boston MA 01263 USA
(617) 495-6411