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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:761 1860-1954 H427

Charles Hayward Company records


Complete series of cash books, blotters, and ledgers of a firm of wholesale grocers.


  • 1860-1954

Conditions Governing Access

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


22.75 linear feet (117 volumes, 1 box)
Unusually complete series of cash books, blotters, and ledgers of a firm of wholesale grocers. Most series stop in 1900, but there are directors' minutes and other papers from 1930.

Biographical / Historical

Firm of wholesale grocers, Bangor, Maine. Established in 1860, the successor to several older firms such as J. & J. True and Company, True, Hayward and Company, Hayward and Harris. The business was liquidated in the 1950's.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, May 19, 1949 and August 23, 1968.

Processing Information

Processed: September 2018 By: Baker Library Special Collections Staff
Link to catalog
Charles Hayward Company. Charles Hayward Company Records, 1860-1954: 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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