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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:8991 1900-1960 U58

University Associates Trust records

Scope and Contents

Ledgers, 1900-1957; cash books, 1938-1958; minutes of meetings, 1900-1937; reports; stockholders' records; and other papers of a real estate trust, established in 1900, disbanded, 1958, which held property in Boston and Cambridge. Includes letters, 1944-1950, of Augustus P. Loring, Jr., trustee.


  • 1900-1960


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite. Please contact for more information regarding access procedures.


3 linear feet (10 volumes, 1 carton, 1 box)

Biographical / Historical

Real estate trust firm, established in 1900, with properties in Boston and Cambridge. Trustees included Alfred Bowditch, Edmund M. Parker, Harold J. Coolidge, succeeded by Augustus P. Loring, Jr., Lawrence Coolidge, George R. Harding, and Augustus P. Loring III. Edward Conroy managed the affairs of the Associates. The properties were all auctioned off and the affairs wound up by 1958.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Augustus P. Loring, III, 1961.

University Associates Trust Records, 1900-1960: 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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