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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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).

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 Maine

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1776-1873
Overview:

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

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 merchants engaged in foreign trade

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1772-1920
Overview:

Multiple collections related to merchants engaged in foreign trade, 1816-1920.

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.

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.

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.

William Appleton and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1840-1889
Overview:

The business records of Boston, Massachusetts shipping merchant William Appleton and Company and successor firm Samuel Hooper and Company, 1813-1889.