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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:7635 1849-1881 M885

Asa P. Morse and Company records

Scope and Contents

Correspondence (foreign and domestic), bills, accounts, and other records of Asa P. Morse and Company. Also included are some letters relating to Morse's political career and some family correspondence and papers. There are also papers concerning lumbering in Woodstock Valley, Conn.

Dates

  • 1849-1881

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored onsite. Please contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Extent

2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Asa Porter Morse was a Boston merchant who dealt in shooks for packing and cooperage. Born in Haverhill, N.H., Morse came to Boston in 1840. He was a representative in the Massachusetts General Court in 1869 and 1873 and a state senator, 1879-1880.

Physical Location

MANU

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Nino D. Scotti.
Title
Asa P. Morse and Company. Asa P. Morse and Company Records, 1849-1881: A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library Special Collections Staff
Date
January 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
EAD ID
bak00393

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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