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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:724 1851-1853 W267

Ware River Railroad record book

Scope and Contents

The Ware River Railroad record book contains meeting minutes and acts of incorporation for the Ware River Railroad, 1851-1853. William Mixter was one of the directors of the company.

Dates

  • 1851-1853

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

.25 linear feet (1 volume)

Biographical / Historical

In 1851 there was an Act to Incorporate the Ware River Railroad. The railroad would eventually be built in the 1870s from Palmer to Winchendon, Massachusetts. It was eventually taken over by the Boston and Albany Railroad.

Physical Location

MANU

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mixter family through the American Antiquarian Society, 1978.
Title
Ware River Railroad. Ware River Railroad Record Book, 1851-1853: A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library
Date
January 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
EAD ID
bak00750

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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