Records of Parker Mills and Tremont Nail Company
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, journals, ledgers, cashbooks, production records, payrolls, timebooks, and bills, 1845-1886, of Parker Mills; and some records, 1886-1918, of Tremont Nail Company, successor to the firm; together with some records of Bridgewater Iron Company, Bridgewater, Mass.; and records, 1851-1855, of C. C. Sprague, also engaged in nail manufacturing.
- Tremont Nail Company (Organization)
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Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Extent13 linear feet (79 volumes, 4 cartons)
Biographical / Historical
Manufacturer of nails and similar hardware, Wareham, Mass. Established in 1819. In 1882 Parker Mills were taken over by the Bridgewater Iron Company which failed in 1886. The mills were then acquired by the Tremont Nail Company of Wareham.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Tremont Nail Company, March 1975
- Records of Parker Mills and Tremont Nail Company, 1845-1918: A Finding Aid
- Baker Library Special Collections Staff
- November 2017
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