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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:761 1854-1886 W582

Ambrose White records

Scope and Contents

Blotters, daybooks or journals, ledger, cash books, account books, letter book, of a firm in Busksport, Maine dealing in ship supplies. The firm was known as E. Barnard and Company until the death of Enoch Barnard in 1863, after which Ambrose White carried on the business. There are records of shares the firm had in fishing voyages. The business began as a general store carrying some ship supplies and gradually evolved into a business dealing principally in ship supplies.

Dates

  • 1854-1886

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

6 linear feet (58 volumes, 1 box)

Physical Location

MANU

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1942.
Title
White, Ambrose. Ambrose White Records, 1854-1886: A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
bak00565

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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