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Adams family business papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1837-1867 A211
Overview:

Business papers of shipping and commission merchant brothers Calvin and William H. Adams of Bangor, Maine and New York City.

Adler and Childs Department Store records

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1933-50 A237
Overview:

Partial records, gathered for a case study, of a department store in Dayton, Ohio which closed in 1950.

A.L. Avery & Son business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1864-1940 A954
Overview:

Business records of the Charlemont, Massachusetts general store A.L. Avery & Son, owned and operated by five generations of the Avery family.

Albert M. Knight papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1863-1872 K69
Overview:

The Albert M. Knight papers are letters written by an American businessman in China to his fiancée, 1863-1872.

Amory, Browne and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1918-1922 A524
Overview:

The collection consists of records of orders and transfers made, chiefly for kalburnie ginghams, for Lancaster Mills of Clinton, Massachusetts.

Asa P. Morse and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:7635 1849-1881 M885
Scope and Contents: Correspondence (foreign and domestic), bills, accounts, and other records of Asa P. Morse and Company. Also included are some letters relating to Morse's political career and some family correspondence and papers. There are also papers concerning lumbering in Woodstock Valley, Conn.Also, letters include those from Morse's sister-in-law, who wrote of her finances and the debt on her husband's estate. Letters from her daughters (May, Francine, and Elise Morse) discuss family news...

Benjamin Newton business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1843-1864
Overview:

The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.

Bigelow, Kennard & Co. records

Collection Identifier: Mss:773 1830-1925
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.

Bryant & Sturgis (Boston, Mass.) records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1811-1872 B915
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.

Charles Hayward Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1860-1954 H427
Overview:

Complete series of cash books, blotters, and ledgers of a firm of wholesale grocers.

Comstock family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1833-1876
Overview:

Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890

Dane, Dana & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss: 766 1852-1855
Overview:

Business records of the Boston, Massachusetts based tea importing merchant firm, Dane, Dana & Co. and the Boston Sugar Refinery.

David Augustus Neal business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1818-1877
Scope and Contents: Business records of David A. Neal and his son Theodore A. Neal, merchants and financiers of Salem, Mass. The earlier material relates to foreign marketing and includes journals, letter books, 1818-1819, 1831-1836, ledgers, and cash books. The later material is concerned chiefly with the Neals' connections with the Associates of the Illinois Land Agency, an agency formed to develop land along the Illinois Central Railroad. These records include journals, letter books, stock books, plans,...

Edward C. Bursk papers

Collection Identifier: Arch GA 10
Overview:

The Edward C. Bursk papers spans the years 1942 to 1974 and document Professor Bursk's time as a faculty member at Harvard Business School and his work as editor of the Harvard Business Review.

Forbes family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1803-1942 F693
Overview:

Business records of the Forbes family of Milton, Mass., commission merchants engaged in the China trade during the nineteenth century. Records include correspondence, financial material, and business papers relating to the China trade.

George U. Sands business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1866-1879
Overview:

The business records of George U. Sands consist of correspondence, financial material, and diaries while living and working in Hong Kong, 1866-1880.

Greenleaf and Hubbard business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1850-1860 G814
Overview:

Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.

Henry W. Peabody & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1867-1957 P352
Overview:

Ledgers, journals, miscellaneous accounts, and scattered letters, 1867-1957, of the Boston, Mass. based import-export firm founded by Henry W. Peabody.

J. Howard Nichols papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1856-1905
Overview:

Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.

John C. Phillips business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1859-1885 P561
Overview:

Business records kept by Boston, Mass. shipping merchant John C. Phillips while he was in the employ of R.C. Mackay & Son and later head of John C. Phillips & Company. Phillips engaged in trade with India, China, South America and the West Indies.

John Jacob Astor business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1784-1892
Overview:

Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).

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.

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.

Lambert and Brothers records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1810-1829 L222
Scope and Contents:

Records of a firm of commission merchants of New York City, including daybooks, ledgers, cash books, accounts current, and a letter book.

William Lord business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1822-1869 L866
Scope and Contents:

Daybooks, ledgers, and unbound papers. Some of the latter relate to shipping as well as to the manufacture of cotton goods. Two boxes contain papers relating to the manufacture and sale of twine by R. W. Lord and Company, also of Kennebunk.