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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.

Adams Sugar Refinery records

Collection Identifier: Mss:424 1865-1869 A217
Overview:

The Adams of Adams Sugar Refinery was Isaac Adams of Sandwich, N.H. The collection consists of 2 letter books and a journal.

Boyd and Hanson records

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Salem Iron Factory Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:5 1797-1832 S163
Overview:

Records of the Salem Iron Factory Company, 1797-1832, consisting of waste-books, account books, a cash book, memorandum book, and correspondence, used by the company between 1797 and 1799. The bulk of the second waste-book pertains to the administration of Nathan Read's estate and business activities in Belfast, Maine, between 1824 and 1832.

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.

Tremont and Suffolk Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1831-1936
Overview:

Records of Lowell, Mass. cotton manufacture Tremont & Suffolk Mills.

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.

Waltham Watch Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:598 1854-1929
Overview:

Records of watch manufacturer Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass., founded in 1850.