COLLECTIONS: 1 - 10 of 55
Overview: Multiple collections of account books and other material relating to the whaling industry chiefly from New Bedford Massachusetts.
Overview: Account books and records of shipbuilders located in New England and New York, 1754-1923.
Overview: The Albert M. Knight papers are letters written by an American businessman in China to his fiancée, 1863-1872.
Overview: The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.
Overview: Papers of attorney, businessman and 1921 HBS graduate Benjamin Tanner Johnson.
Overview: Jewelry firm, Boston, Mass., established in 1830, known successively as John Bigelow and Company, Bigelow and Brothers, and Bigelow Brothers and Kennard. Incorporated as Bigelow, Kennard and Company in 1912.
Overview: The records of the Boston and Albany Railroad Co., its predecessors and branches, circa 1829 to 1916. Includes directors' records, stock records, transportation and engineering records and surveys, financial records, and correspondence.
Overview: Records of the first mill in the world to combine all aspects of the manufacture of cotton founded in Waltham, Mass. in 1813.
Overview: Records of an automobile agency in Plymouth, Mass., operated by George R. Briggs, selling Dodge, Nash, Packard, Ajax, and Austin automobiles at various times.
Scope and Content Note:: The collection includes waste books, journals, ledgers, and letter books (including one of John Perkins Cushing). There are statements of account of William Sturgis, 1827-1861 (with gaps); a journal (diary) of Charles H. Hammatt, Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, 1823-1825.