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Lyman Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1854-1927 L986
Overview: Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.

Theophilus Parsons records

Collection Identifier: Mss:8995 1862-1882 P271
Scope and Contents: Household and personal bills and receipts for Harvard University Professor Parsons and his family, who resided in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Types of bills include groceries and provisions, grains, livery, freight, lumber, furniture, jewelry and watch repairs, plumbing, rent and subscriptions. Also includes two bank books from the Charles River National Bank.Two women appear among the receipts: Sophronia Hamblin and Mrs. Thomas Dooner. In 1877, Hamblin sold milk, eggs, potatoes,...