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Papers relating to the Ames family and the Union Pacific Railroad

Collection Identifier: Mss:724 1861-1969 U58
Overview:

Papers relating to both the Ames family and their involvement in the Union Pacific Railroad, 1861-1969. The material was gathered by Charles E. Ames in writing his book, "Pioneering the Union Pacific" (Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1969).

Peace Dale Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:446 1742-1919
Overview:

The records of the Peace Dale Manufacturing Company, a large textile empire located in Peace Dale, Rhode Island owned and operated by five generations of the Hazard family.

Records of banks of New England and New York

Collection Identifier: Mss:781 1803-1915
Overview:

Multiple collections of records of banks in New England and New York, 1803-1915.

Records of custom houses, toll collectors, and the U.S. Treasury Department

Collection Identifier: Mss:922 1789-1870
Overview:

Artificial collection containing records of customs houses, toll collectors and the U.S. Treasury Department, 1789-1870.

Records of general stores in Maine

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1776-1873
Overview:

Multiple collections or records of general stores of Maine, 1811-1873.

Records of general stores in Massachusetts

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1685-1975
Overview:

Multiple collections containing records of general stores in Massachusetts, 1804-1875.

Records of general stores in New Hampshire and Vermont

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1695-1886
Overview:

Records of general stores in New Hampshire and Vermont, 1824-1886.

Records of men and firms engaged in building construction, New York and New England

Collection Identifier: Mss:71 1764-1876
Overview:

Records of men and firms engaged in building construction in New York and New England, 1820-1876.

Ropes family papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1789-1875 R785
Overview:

Correspondence, papers, diaries, and financial records kept by the Ropes family members of Salem, Massachusetts, 1785-circa 1960.

Salem Iron Factory Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:5 1797-1832 S163
Overview:

Records of the Salem Iron Factory Company, 1797-1832, consisting of waste-books, account books, a cash book, memorandum book, and correspondence, used by the company between 1797 and 1799. The bulk of the second waste-book pertains to the administration of Nathan Read's estate and business activities in Belfast, Maine, between 1824 and 1832.

Silas Perry ledger

Collection Identifier: Mss:871 1842 P465
Scope and Contents:

Included is a ledger and index with entries for 1842 kept by Silas Perry, a blacksmith from Hardwick, Massachusetts.

Slater family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1793-1926 S631
Overview:

Samuel Slater (1768-1835) and his partners established the first cotton mill in the United States in 1791 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Later, Samuel Slater, his brother, and their children established a series of cotton and woolen mills in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The collection includes general accounting records, production records, and letters representing Slater family interests, mainly in textile manufacturing.

Smith & Winchester Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:49 1833-1960 S642
Overview:

Smith & Winchester Manufacturing Co. was a papermaking machinery manufacturer based in South Windham, Connecticut. The collection includes records, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the financial, manufacturing, administrative, corporate, and commercial history of the company, its predecessors, and firms it acquired.

Stetson family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:201 1822-1880
Overview:

The Stetson family of Bangor, Maine, were general merchants, shippers, dealers in lumber, agents for timber land, and bankers.

Suffolk Bank (Boston, Mass.) records

Collection Identifier: Mss:781 1818-1904 S46
Overview:

Records of the Suffolk Bank of Boston, Mass., 1818-1904.

Tremont and Suffolk Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1831-1936
Overview:

Records of Lowell, Mass. cotton manufacture Tremont & Suffolk Mills.

Turners Falls Lumber Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss: 47 1872 (1867)-1908
Overview:

Financial records, administrative material, letter books and photographs of the Massachusetts logging company Turners Falls Lumber Company, 1872-1908.

Walter Baker & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:435 1812-1945 B168
Overview:

Records of the Massachusetts based chocolate manufacturer Walter Baker & Company.

Waltham Watch Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:598 1854-1929
Overview:

Records of watch manufacturer Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass., founded in 1850.

Wilder and Estabrook records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1852-1879
Overview:

Records of Wilder and Estabrook of Boston, Mass., a firm that imported and sold tobacco and cigars from Cuba and also manufactured cigars domestically, 1852-1879. Also includes personal papers of Charles W. Wilder relating to other business ventures.