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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:4152 1861-1868 M685

George Mixter Daybook

Scope and Contents

Daybook kept by George Mixter of Hardwick, Massachusetts contains account entires for dairy, cheese and liquor.

Dates

  • 1861-1868

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 volume)

Biographical / Historical

George Mixter was born in 1842, son of William and Mary Ruggles Mixter. He attended Phillips Andover Academy and graduated from Harvard College in 1863. Later he became a banker and mercantile paper distributor in Boston. He retained his father's Hardwick farm and bred Guernsey cows there. He never married and died in 1910.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Mixter Family through the American Antiquarian Society, 1978.

Title
Mixter, George. George Mixter Daybook, 1861-1868: A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library
Date
January 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und
EAD ID
bak00690

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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