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Account books and records of shipbuilders, New England and New York

Collection Identifier: Mss:55 1754-1923
Overview:

Account books and records of shipbuilders located in New England and New York, 1754-1923.

A.L. Avery & Son business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1864-1940 A954
Overview:

Business records of the Charlemont, Massachusetts general store A.L. Avery & Son, owned and operated by five generations of the Avery family.

Barre Cheese Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:4152 1864-1897 B271
Overview:

The Barre Cheese Company was formed in Barre, Massachusetts, in the County of Worchester on February 9, 1864. The collection consists of 23 volumes which document the daily activities of the company and its inception and eventual dissolution.

Bigelow, Kennard & Co. records

Collection Identifier: Mss:773 1830-1925
Overview:

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.

Boyd and Hanson records

Collection Identifier: Mss:557 1822-1868 B789
Overview:

Records of a firm of ship riggers in Portland, Maine, 1822-1868

Bryant & Sturgis (Boston, Mass.) records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1811-1872 B915
Scope and Content Note::

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.

Central Wharf and Wet Dock Corporation records

Collection Identifier: Mss:734 1814-1943
Overview:

Records of Boston, Mass. Central Wharf & Wet Dock Corporation and associated businesses include financial material relating to wharfage and shipping, manifests of cargoes in and out,storage cargoes, freight going out and coming in, dockage charges andthe financial transactions essential in carrying on a substantial business.

John Perkins Cushing business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:8993 1832-1882 C984
Overview:

Records of John Perkins Cushing, a merchant of Boston, Massachusetts, principally engaged in the China trade, 1832-1882.

Dike family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1804-1881 D536
Overview:

Ledgers, daybooks, and bills of a Thompson, Connecticut, farming family.

Dudley P. Hall business papers

Collection Identifier: Mss: 47 c.1841-1893
Overview:

Records of Lyndon, Vermont lumber business and mill owner Dudley P. Hall, 1841-1914.

Henry W. Peabody & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1867-1957 P352
Overview:

Ledgers, journals, miscellaneous accounts, and scattered letters, 1867-1957, of the Boston, Mass. based import-export firm founded by Henry W. Peabody.

John C. Phillips business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1859-1885 P561
Overview:

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.

John Jacob Astor business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1784-1892
Overview:

Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).

Kidder, Peabody & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:783 1836-1959
Scope and Contents: Kidder, Peabody & Co. records include an incomplete set of John E. and Nathaniel Thayer’s account books. Information contained in the account books include Thayer & Brother activities of investing in a variety of enterprises, mostly New England banks, insurance companies, cotton manufacturing firms, real estate, and railroads. The partnership records of Kidder, Peabody (1865-1931) include some of the partners’ correspondence, confidential letters, and set of clerk records, circulars...

Lawrence Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:422 1831-1926 L419
Overview:

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.

Lyman Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1854-1927 L986
Overview:

Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.

Thatcher Magoun business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1816-1885
Overview:

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.

New York Life Insurance and Trust Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:797 1830-1878 N567
Overview:

Select records of New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, chartered in 1830.

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 Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1739-1887
Overview:

Incuded in this aggregate record are seven (7) unique collections related to Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade, 1818-1887.

Records of general stores in Connecticut and Rhode Island

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1762-1852
Overview:

Multiple collections or records of general stores in Connecticut and Rhode Island, 1811-1852.

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, 1685-1875.

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.