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Collection of autographs compiled by George Ellis Baker during the 19th century.
Earl Huntington Barber was a public utility engineer who specialized in gas and electric rates. Includes work notes, correspondence, reports, and articles, largely relating to a number of Massachusetts towns and cities whose gas and light companies Barber investigated.
The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.
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.
Records of an automobile agency in Plymouth, Mass., operated by George R. Briggs, selling Dodge, Nash, Packard, Ajax, and Austin automobiles at various times.
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.
A collection of seventeenth century to twentieth century business instruments such as accounts receivable, bills, checks, notes, stock certificates, warranties, and samples of business letterhead.
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.
Business records of the Boston, Massachusetts based tea importing merchant firm, Dane, Dana & Co. and the Boston Sugar Refinery.
Records of Lyndon, Vermont lumber business and mill owner Dudley P. Hall, 1841-1914.
The Elizabeth Heard papers contain correspondence sent to her by her sons and brother-in-law Augustine Heard, while they were in China working for the family firm, Augustine Heard & Company.
Correspondence and papers of Elizur Wright relating to insurance matters, 1845-1885, and a smaller group of papers of his son, Walter C. Wright, consulting actuary, 1884-1916.
Records of the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, as well as papers relating to the personal activities of its founder, Henry Baldwin Hyde (1834-1899), and his son, James Hazen Hyde (1876-1959).
The business records of George U. Sands consist of correspondence, financial material, and diaries while living and working in Hong Kong, 1866-1880.
Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.
Papers of investment banker Harris C. Fahnestock, 1855-1914, including his partnership in Jay Cooke & Co.
Family correspondence and associated business papers of the interrelated Hendee, Tucke and Parker families of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1842-1923.
Business records, correspondence, and photographs of 19th century railroad and electrical industry financier Henry Villard (1835-1900)
Ledgers, journals, miscellaneous accounts, and scattered letters, 1867-1957, of the Boston, Mass. based import-export firm founded by Henry W. Peabody.
Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.
Select records of the investment banking house Jay Cooke & Co.
Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).
Papers of attorney, businessman and 1921 HBS graduate Benjamin Tanner Johnson.