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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:44 1823-1933 G786

Great Falls Manufacturing Company records

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, directors' records, and records of incorporation, liquidation, production, and annual meetings of a textile factory in Somersworth, N.H. Includes correspondence of John A. Burleigh, clerk at the mill, and letters received by George H. Kuhn, Patrick Tracy Jackson, John T. Morse, John Clark, and Robert Hooper, treasurers.


  • 1833-1933


Conditions Governing Access

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


2.5 linear feet (11 volumes, 3 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

The Great Falls Manufacturing Company, founded in 1823, was a textile mill and cotton manufacture based in Somersworth, New Hampshire. The company harnessed the Salmon Falls River to power its looms.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Howard S.O. Nichols, 1934 and Dr. David Von Prichard 1938.
Great Falls Manufacturing Company. Great Falls Manufacturing Company Records, 1833-1933: A Finding Aid
Baker Library
November 2018
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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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