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Records of American Steel and Wire Company and its predecessors

Collection Identifier: Mss:596 1822-1936
Scope and Contents: Records of predecessor firms include records, 1868-1899, of the Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company, Worcester, Mass., comprising about half of the total collection. The material on this company includes stock certificate stubs, stock ledger, directors' records, 1868-1886, bill books, letter books, 1890-1902, miscellaneous volumes and three boxes of folders. There is considerable material on the patent suits of the 1880's and 1890's, and the consolidation of the company into one of the...

Hood Rubber Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:63 1896-2008 H777
Overview: The collection contains records of the Hood Rubber Company of Watertown, Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1896 and was sold to B. F. Goodrich in 1929. The records include correspondence, financial records, annual reports, and company publications and advertisements.

Louis E. Kirstein business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1909-1942
Scope and Contents: These are the office files of Louis E. Kirstein. Although there are some papers relating to Filene's store, the focus is on business interests of Kirstein, his philanthropic and community activities, the Associated Merchandising Corporation, the Federated Department Stores, and the Associated Retail Federation.

Plymouth Cordage Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:463 1824-1966
Scope and Contents: Accounting records, correspondence, photographs, recordings, printed matter, and historical materials. Much of this material was put in shape and recorded by the company at the time of 150th anniversary in 1949. Bourne Spooner, Caleb Loring, Augustus P. Loring, Francis C. Holmes, Gideon F. Holmes, Ellis W. Brewster, and William Phipps were among those actively connected with the company, and some of their papers may be found in the collection.

Scovill Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:59 ca. 1790-1956 S432
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, daybooks, inventory books, payrolls, invoices, sales records, and order books. Letter books cover the Chicago and New York City stores as well as the Waterbury, Conn., office. Includes correspondence with the Welsbach Company, a customer, 1898-1913. Also includes World War I office files; employment office records and advertising material from the post-World War I period; maps, plans, and photos; recordings of World War II events; and research reports.Includes a...

Benjamin M. Selekman papers

Collection Identifier: Arch GA 81.10
Overview: The Benjamin M. Selekman papers span from 1929 to 1965 and document Selekman's time as a faculty member at Harvard Business School and his work as an imparital arbitrator for labor disputes in various industries, particularly with the steel industry and the men's clothing industry in New England.

Western Electric Company Hawthorne Studies collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:583 1924-1961 W526
Overview: Reports, research papers, and interviews, relating to studies in industrial and employee relations carried out at Western Electric Company’s Hawthorne Works near Chicago, Illinois.