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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:733 1869-1878 H945

George W. Hunter and Company papers

Scope and Contents

Papers, mainly incoming letters and miscellaneous ship documents, of a firm of shipping agents of Boston. The firm was previously known as Hunter, Ryder and Crawley. They had a number of customers in Nova Scotia. There are no bound volumes, and there are gaps in the series of letters.

Dates

  • 1869-1878

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

2 linear feet (4 boxes)

Physical Location

MANU

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Louis S. Harris, May 1967.

Title
George W. Hunter and Company. George W. Hunter and Company Papers, 1869-1878: A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library Special Collections Staff
Date
January 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und
EAD ID
bak00396

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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