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Account books and other material relating to the whaling industry

Collection Identifier: Mss:252 1774-1922
Overview:

Multiple collections of account books and other material relating to the whaling industry chiefly from New Bedford Massachusetts.

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.

Earl Huntington Barber papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:750 1909-1969 B234
Overview:

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.

Benjamin Newton business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1843-1864
Overview:

The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.

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.

Boston and Albany Railroad Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:724 1831-1898 B747
Overview:

The records of the Boston and Albany Railroad Co., its predecessors and branches, circa 1829 to 1916. Includes directors' records, stock records, transportation and engineering records and surveys, financial records, and correspondence.

Briggs Motor Sales records

Collection Identifier: Mss:5341925-1969 B856
Overview:

Records of an automobile agency in Plymouth, Mass., operated by George R. Briggs, selling Dodge, Nash, Packard, Ajax, and Austin automobiles at various times.

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.

Business instruments collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:1406 1600-1969 B979
Overview:

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.

Comstock family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1833-1876
Overview:

Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890

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.

Dane, Dana & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss: 766 1852-1855
Overview:

Business records of the Boston, Massachusetts based tea importing merchant firm, Dane, Dana & Co. and the Boston Sugar Refinery.

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.

Elizabeth Heard papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1829-1864 H435
Overview:

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.

Elizur Wright business papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:797 1845-1916 W947
Overview:

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.

Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States records

Collection Identifier: Mss:797 1870-1919 E64
Overview:

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).

George Ellis Baker autograph collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:999 1709-1886 B167
Overview:

Collection of autographs compiled by George Ellis Baker during the 19th century.

George U. Sands business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1866-1879
Overview:

The business records of George U. Sands consist of correspondence, financial material, and diaries while living and working in Hong Kong, 1866-1880.

Greenleaf and Hubbard business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1850-1860 G814
Overview:

Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.

Harris Charles Fahnestock papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:781 1852-1914 F223
Overview:

Papers of investment banker Harris C. Fahnestock, 1855-1914, including his partnership in Jay Cooke & Co.

Hendee, Tucke, Parker family papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:55 1842-1923 H495
Overview:

Family correspondence and associated business papers of the interrelated Hendee, Tucke and Parker families of Lowell, Massachusetts, 1842-1923.

Henry Villard business papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:8993 1862-1928 V719
Overview:

Business records, correspondence, and photographs of 19th century railroad and electrical industry financier Henry Villard (1835-1900)

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.

Hsia Pin-fang papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:781 1930-1951
Overview:

Incoming and outgoing correspondence, reports to the head office of the Bank of China, cables, and some bank records.

J. Howard Nichols papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1856-1905
Overview:

Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.