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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:624 1820-1860 D261

E. Davis & Company records

Scope and Contents

Journals, ledgers, account of stock, catalogue and price lists, and some small paper-covered books containing notes on experiments and soap recipes.

Dates

  • 1820-1860

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

3 linear feet (34 volumes)

Biographical / Historical

Soap manufacturer of Cambridge, Mass. After September 1, 1866, the firm became T. M. Davis.

Physical Location

MANU

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Git of W. Porter Adams, 1936.

Title
E. Davis & Company. E. Davis & Company Records, 1820-1860: A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library
Date
November 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und
EAD ID
bak00637

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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