COLLECTIONS: 1 - 9 of 9
Overview: The collection consists of records of orders and transfers made, chiefly for kalburnie ginghams, for Lancaster Mills of Clinton, Massachusetts.
Overview: Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890
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.
Overview: Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).
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.
Scope and Contents: Material concerning two New York department stores collected by Louis Broido, New York City lawyer. Includes land use study, labor contracts, financial statements, and pension study.
Scope and Contents: Ledgers, accounts current, and daybooks of a wool importing and commission merchant firm located in New York City and Boston. The following names were noted, Hermann Oelrichs, Benjamin William Schwab, Gustave Schwab, and Herman C. von Post.
Overview: The papers relating to R.H. Macy and Company are chiefly source material gathered and used by Harvard Business School professor Ralph M. Hower for his study of Macy’s department store of New York.
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.