COLLECTIONS: 1 - 15 of 15
Jewelry firm, Boston, Mass., established in 1830, known successively as John Bigelow and Company, Bigelow and Brothers, and Bigelow Brothers and Kennard. Incorporated as Bigelow, Kennard and Company in 1912.
The collection includes waste books, journals, ledgers, and letter books (including one of John Perkins Cushing). There are statements of account of William Sturgis, 1827-1861 (with gaps); a journal (diary) of Charles H. Hammatt, Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, 1823-1825.
Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890
Records of John Perkins Cushing, a merchant of Boston, Massachusetts, principally engaged in the China trade, 1832-1882.
Ledgers, journals, miscellaneous accounts, and scattered letters, 1867-1957, of the Boston, Mass. based import-export firm founded by Henry W. Peabody.
Business records kept by Boston, Mass. shipping merchant John C. Phillips while he was in the employ of R.C. Mackay & Son and later head of John C. Phillips & Company. Phillips engaged in trade with India, China, South America and the West Indies.
Cotton manufacturing firm of Lowell, Mass., established in 1831 by proprietors of the other Lowell mills in connection with the Boston merchants Abbott and Amos Lawrence. The collection includes general account books, production records, sales records, payrolls, and letters.
Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.
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).
Incuded in this aggregate record are eleven (11) unique collections related to Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade, 1818-1887.
Artificial collection containing records of customs houses, toll collectors and the U.S. Treasury Department, 1789-1870.
Records of the Suffolk Bank of Boston, Mass., 1818-1904.
Records of merchant and shipowner Thatcher Magoun and his son Thatcher Magoun, Jr., of Boston and Medford, Mass., relating to their involvement in international trade and shipping, 1816-1885.
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.
The business records of Boston, Massachusetts shipping merchant William Appleton and Company and successor firm Samuel Hooper and Company, 1813-1889.