COLLECTIONS: 1 - 15 of 15
The collection consists of records of orders and transfers made, chiefly for kalburnie ginghams, for Lancaster Mills of Clinton, Massachusetts.
Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890
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).
Papers of investment banker Harris C. Fahnestock, 1855-1914, including his partnership in Jay Cooke & Co.
Business records, correspondence, and photographs of 19th century railroad and electrical industry financier Henry Villard (1835-1900)
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.
The John C. Whitehead papers include correspondence, subject files, speeches, board records, photographs, news clippings, biographical material, and other documents related to John C. Whitehead’s professional, governmental, and philanthropic activities.
Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).
Records of a firm of commission merchants of New York City, including daybooks, ledgers, cash books, accounts current, and a letter book.
Material concerning two New York department stores collected by Louis Broido, New York City lawyer. Includes land use study, labor contracts, financial statements, and pension study.
Select records of New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, chartered in 1830.
Ledgers, accounts current, and daybooks of a wool importing and commission merchant firm located in New York City and Boston. The following names were noted, Hermann Oelrichs, Benjamin William Schwab, Gustave Schwab, and Herman C. von Post.
The papers relating to R.H. Macy and Company are chiefly source material gathered and used by Harvard Business School professor Ralph M. Hower for his study of Macy’s department store of New York.
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.
Chiefly papers relating to the Bank for International Settlements. Includes correspondence, files of Central Banks, monthly and quarterly reports, and statements. There are also earlier files relating to McKittrick's years with Lee, Higginson as well as some personal papers.