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Scope and Contents: A remarkably complete collection of the records of Allen-Lane and of the individual mills controlled by Allen-Lane. There are administrative records, general accounts, purchase and receiving records, sales and shipping records, letters, and unbound papers. Some of the personal papers of Jonathan A. Lane and Benjamin C. Lane are included; the latter was active in the United Improvement Association, and some of its records are in the collection.
Scope and Contents: Contains a receipt book, 1820-1829, of Richard Anthony and Son; bills, deeds, and accounts of James Anthony, his wife Sarah P. Anthony, and their estates; a ledger, with general store accounts, 1815-1849, of George Waterman, which includes accounts of Lewis A. Waterman and Edgar N. Anthony, printers; a cash book, 1851-1855, and bills of Lewis W. Anthony; and legal documents and accounts for the Graystone Mill and Center Manufacturing Company. Women are credited for domestic labor, for making...
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...
Overview: This collection consists of approximately 1,250 photographic prints that depict a wide range of agricultural, industrial, manufacturing, transportation, and other scenes.
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, directors' records, and records of incorporation, liquidation, production, and annual meetings of a textile factory in Somersworth, N.H. Includes correspondence of John A. Burleigh, clerk at the mill, and letters received by George H. Kuhn, Patrick Tracy Jackson, John T. Morse, John Clark, and Robert Hooper, treasurers.
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.
Scope and Contents: A fragmentary collection of account books, cashbooks, invoices, time books, and sales books of a company in Westbrook, Maine which produced dress silks and satins. Some of the accounts are of J. P. Jordan, selling agent of the company.
Overview: Photographs collected by the Business Historical Society to document major industries in the United States and industrial processes.
Overview: Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.