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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:725 1901-1914 R

Thomas T. Robinson business records

Scope and Contents

Robinson's records for the Keene Electric Railway consist of correspondence, in his capacity as general manager and president, with members of the Board and with other companies with which he did business. The letters, dated from 1902-1914, are arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent, with the exception of company attorney Charles Hersey who is place first, and then chronologically. The records of the Boston Industrial Company encompass correspondence, 1902-1914, and weekly payrolls, 1901-1902. An assortment of letters without any apparent tie to either company are organized chronologically in their own series.


  • 1901-1914

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1.5 linear feet (1 carton)

Biographical / Historical

Thomas T. Robinson was General Manager and President of the Keene (N.H.) Electric Railway as well as president of the Boston Industrial Company, both with their corporate headquarters in Boston. The former company ran a trolley system in Keene; the activities of the latter company are unknown.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, December 1980.
Robinson, Thomas T. Thomas T. Robinson Business Records, 1901-1914: A Finding Aid
Baker Library Special Collections Staff
December 2017
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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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