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Amory, Browne and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1918-1922 A524
Overview:

The collection consists of records of orders and transfers made, chiefly for kalburnie ginghams, for Lancaster Mills of Clinton, Massachusetts.

Comstock family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1833-1876
Overview:

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

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).

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.

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)

John C. Phillips business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1859-1885 P561
Overview:

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.

John C. Whitehead papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:783 1935-2015 W592
Overview:

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.

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).

Lambert and Brothers records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1810-1829 L222
Scope and Contents:

Records of a firm of commission merchants of New York City, including daybooks, ledgers, cash books, accounts current, and a letter book.

Material relating to Gimbel Brothers, Inc. and Saks Fifth Avenue

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1939-1960 G491
Scope and Contents:

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.

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.

Oelrichs & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1890-1936 O28
Scope and Contents:

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.

Papers relating to R. H. Macy and Company

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1858-1965 M177
Overview:

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.

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.

Thomas Harrington McKittrick papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:78 1924-1946 M158
Overview:

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.