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The 1934 Art and Industry Exhibition photograph collection contains photographs that were on display in New York City and Chicago in an exhibition sponsored by the National Alliance of Art and Industry.
This is an account book of transactions made from various firms in England, Scotland, Italy, and France with invoices of shipments to the United States. The firm imported dry goods such as broadcloth, silk, satin, velvet, and buttons. The account book was kept by Frederick A. Whitwell, a buyer for the dry goods and woolen importing and jobbing firm of A. & G.A. Kendall & Co. of Boston. The firm was located at 3 and 4 Pearl Street in Boston.
Account book of Thompson, Connecticut, tavernkeeper Abel Jacobs, dated 1794 to 1809, primarily recording credits and debits for board, liquor, food, and transportation he provided. He often accepted labor and services or commodities like salt and sugar as payment.
The collection consists of letters received from Toulmin, Hazard & Company, relating to cotton which Bell and Company sold on consignment.
Account book of Abraham Burger of Ulster County, New York kept between 1849 to 1881. The peddler's records show "first cost", "profits", and "retail price." At the end of the book are some acounts possibly of James M. Reed, Hampton, N.H.
The account book of an unidentified dyer from Byron, New York spans the years 1834 to 1838 and contains the business records of a textile dyer.
Account books and records of sawmills, lumber dealers, and makers of various wood products, New England and New York
Account books and records of shipbuilders located in New England and New York, 1754-1923.
Account books and ledgers of the following blacksmiths: Samuel Bunker of Huntington, Vt., 1802-1828; John Rice of Auburn, Mass., 1809-1813; Isaac Kimball of Mason Village and Temple, N.H., 1817-1846; Hiram H. Bedwell of Berkshire or Richford, N.Y., 1826-1836; Charles Bird of West Needham, Mass., 1833-1858; William T. Wood, blacksmith and ice tool maker of Arlington, Mass., 1835-1849.
Mainly records showing charges for farm labor and sales of farm products. Includes accounts of Nathaniel Brintnall, Roger Cone, Phineas Goodrich, Joseph Heald Jr., William Hosmer, Job Knapp, Collins Moore, Dennis Northrup, William H. Odiorne, the Phelps Family, Otis Sherman, Tuttle Farm, Harrison Whiting, and Stephen Williams, and accounts of Knight Day, a storekeeper.
Ledger, 1872-1877, of the Barden and Murphy Livery, Sale and Boarding Stable in Pittsfield, Mass.; and daybook, 1877-1879, of the livery stable of Tillson Waterman and Company in Mechanic Falls, Me., which includes a list of personal property, 1887, inserted.
Accounts of Allen Danforth, Plymouth, Mass., for publishing The Old Colony Memorial, 1822-1828, including accounts of Danforth and Wells, a general store in Concord, N.H.; two cost books of the University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1879-1880, 1886; and ledger of Seth H. Clark, an engraver of Hartford, Conn., 1838-1858.
Daybooks of Ebenezer Thompson of Portsmouth, N.H., 1815-1821, and Schuyler Cobb and Company of Bucksport, Me., 1840-1852; and account books of unidentified ship chandlers from Newburyport, Mass., 1809-1815, and from New York City, 1811-1815.
The collection consists of newspaper clippings, commencement programs, photographs, and letters and telegraphs of congratualtions relating to Ansel Adams 1981 honorary degree from Harvard University, awarded at Commencement in May.
Small wallet card with recipe for a vodka martini, carried by Ansel Adams. Used to order his favorite drink during stays at the Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge, while visiting Polaroid Corporation, circa 1970s. See Ansel Adams : a biography. Alinder, Mary Street, 1946- / 1st ed. / New York : H. Holt, 1996.
Business papers of shipping and commission merchant brothers Calvin and William H. Adams of Bangor, Maine and New York City.