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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:500 1825-1897 F

Annawan Manufactory records

Scope and Contents

Journals, cashbooks, clothbooks and letters relating to the daily operations of the company.

Dates

  • 1825-1897

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

4.5 linear feet (19 volumes, 2 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Built by Fall River Iron Works to handle waste from some of the local cotton mills. The mill was struck by lightning and destroyed by fire in 1888 and operations discontinued in the late 1890s. The mill was demolished in 1905 and the Iron Works Mill Number Seven built on the site.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by American Printing Company, 1930.

Processing Information

Processed: March 2019 By: Baker Library Special Collections Staff
Link to catalog
Title
Annawan Manufactory. Annawan Manufactory Records, 1825-1897: A Finding Aid
Author
Baker Library
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
bak00678

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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