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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:201 1818-1898 P415

William C. Crobsy business papers

Scope and Contents

Letters, deeds, maps, and other papers relating to timber holdings in Maine and to Maine railroads in which Crosby was interested. Includes papers of a son Wilson Crosby and of a brother-in-law, George W. Ingersoll.

Dates

  • 1818-1898

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

1 linear feet (1 box, 4 volumes)

Biographical / Historical

Crosby engaged in lumbering operations in the Penobscot River area near Bangor, Maine and was interested in railroad building in Maine. His business operations were continued by his son Wilson

Physical Location

MANU

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Prof. George D. Chase.

Title
Crosby, William Chase, 1806-1880. William C. Crosby Business Papers, 1818-1898: A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library
Date
August 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und
EAD ID
bak00602

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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