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Boston Fruit Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1891-1901 B747
Overview: Records of the Boston, Mass. based banana importing firm Boston Fruit Company, 1891-1901.

Caterpillar Tractor Company Photograph collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:537 1927-1932 C359
Overview: This collection includes black and white photographic prints that document the history of the Caterpillar Tractor Company and provide information about methods of farming, road building and construction in use in the early part of the twentieth century.

Dike family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1804-1881 D536
Overview: Ledgers, daybooks, and bills of a Thompson, Connecticut, farming family.

John Law business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1799-1838 L415
Overview: The John Law records consist of ledgers, daybooks, notebooks, receipt books, and cash books that document the business activities of John Law Sr. and his son, John Law Jr.

Records of companies acquired by the United Fruit Company

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1897-1955 R311
Overview: The records contain minutes, charters, by-laws, and annual reports of fruit and related companies acquired by the United Fruit Company or in which it owned stock, 1897-1955.

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.

William Bassett account book

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1810-1841 B319
Overview: The collection consists of an account book kept by William Bassett who resided in Scotland, Massachusetts. He provided farm labor such as thrashing, plowing, mowing, chopping wood, planting and carting. William also shoed horses and sold molasses, hay, flax seed, potatoes, wood, coal and corn.