COLLECTIONS: 1 - 10 of 11
Overview: The collection consists of records of orders and transfers made, chiefly for kalburnie ginghams, for Lancaster Mills of Clinton, Massachusetts.
Overview: Records of the first mill in the world to combine all aspects of the manufacture of cotton founded in Waltham, Mass. in 1813.
Scope and Contents: Correspondence (including an extensive series of letters between agents and treasurers), primary account books, production records, sales books, ledgers, journals, cashbooks from the offices in Boston and Chicopee, Mass., a complete set of payrolls, and other manuscripts relating to the manufacture of cotton goods by Dwight Manufacturing Company, Perkins Manufacturing Company, Cabot Manufacturing Company, and Alabama Mills. Includes records of selling agents, James K. Mills and Company and...
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, minute books, general account books, production records, sales records, and payrolls. Letters include those of treasurers Thomas G. Gary, William B. Bacon, Arthur T. Lyman, Arthur L. Devens, George Motley, Eben Bacon, Samuel Batchelder, James A. Dupee, and Charles B. Amory; agents Samuel Batchelder, John Avery, and O. H. Moulton; and selling agents Frothingham and Company and Joy, Langdon and Company.
Overview: Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.
Scope and Contents: Records relating to the production of ginghams, cheviots, normandies, zephyrs, Tiffany flannels, and other cotton goods. This is an incomplete collection, strong on the later years of the Company, and on engineering aspects. The Lancaster Mills succeeded to the property of the Clinton Company, Clinton, Mass., and also controlled Sawyer's Mills in Boylston, Mass. and the Winnsboro Mills. The directors' records extend from 1844 to 1918, but there are few letters. The material includes general...
Overview: Cotton manufacturing firm of Lowell, Mass., established in 1831 by proprietors of the other Lowell mills in connection with the Boston merchants Abbott and Amos Lawrence. The collection includes general account books, production records, sales records, payrolls, and letters.
Overview: Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.
Scope and Contents: Records of Naumkeag to 1914, with a few main series to 1945. Minutes, stockholders' records, general ledgers, journals, cash books, trial balances, six-months accounts, production records, outgoing correspondence, but few payroll or sales records. Includes letters of Edmund Smith, David Pingree, Edmund Dwight, Henry D. Sullivan, Frederick Dexter, and N. G. Simonds, treasurers; Josiah Brown, John Kilburn, E. F. Balch, and William P. McMullan, agents; and John Howard Fallon, trustee; and records...
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.