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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:831 1881 (1873)-1950 W947

Wright, Brown, Quinby and May records


The Wright, Brown, Quinby and May records document a firm of patent attorneys in Boston, Massachusetts, from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century, including records and ledgers, journals, cash books and other accounts.


  • 1873-1950

Conditions Governing Access

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


16 linear feet (80 volumes)
The Wright, Brown, Quinby and May records document the operation of a patent law firm in Boston, Massachusetts. Records include ledgers, 1881-1903; journals, 1893-1903; cash books and journals, 1893-1948; and other accounts.

Biographical / Historical

Wright, Brown, Quinby and May was a firm of patent attorneys that operated in Boston, Massachusetts.


The Wright, Brown, Quinby and May records are maintained in original order.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Wright, Brown, Quinby, and May records were received by Baker Library Special Collections as a donation from Oliver Morse on May 21, 1956.

Related Materials

Records related to Wright, Brown, Quinby, and May's work with the Waltham Watch Company are included in the Waltham Watch Company records (Mss:598 1854-1929).

Processing Information

Processed: March 2018 By: Baker Library Special Collections Staff
Link to catalog
Wright, Brown, Quinby and May. Wright, Brown, Quinby and May Records, 1873-1950: A Finding Aid
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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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