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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:71 1764-1876

Records of men and firms engaged in building construction, New York and New England

Records of men and firms engaged in building construction in New York and New England, 1764-1876.

Dates

  • 1764-1876

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

3 linear feet (30 volumes, 1 boxes)

Historical Note:

This artificial collection of records pertaining to estate, real estate, and private investment management 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. Each one of the entries listed below is a unique collection.

Physical Location

MANU

Provenance:

Gift and purchase from various sources, 1932-1974.

Alternative Form Available:

Account book volume 5 of house painters Daniel Rea and Son, Boston, 1764-1802, is available on microfilm (1 reel, 35mm.) from Historical Collections, Baker Library. Order no. 86-3168.
Title
Records of Men and Firms Engaged in Building Construction, New York and New England, 1764-1876: A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library
EAD ID
bak00258

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:
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Boston MA 01263 USA
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