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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:444 1874-1918 H351

Haskell Silk Company records

Scope and Contents

A fragmentary collection of account books, cashbooks, invoices, time books, and sales books of a company in Westbrook, Maine which produced dress silks and satins. Some of the accounts are of J. P. Jordan, selling agent of the company.

Dates

  • 1874-1918

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

2 linear feet (21 volumes)

Biographical / Historical

The Haskell Silk Company was founded in 1874 by James Haskell in Westbrook, Maine. His son, Edwin Haskell was also part of the concern. The company produced dress silks and satins. The company closed it's doors in 1930.

Physical Location

MANU

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Haskell Silk Company, 1929.
Title
Haskell Silk Company. Haskell Silk Company Records, 1874-1918: A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
bak00598

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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