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Account books and records of shipbuilders located in New England and New York, 1754-1923.
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.
The Brazil Railway Company records include administrative material, financial records, and letters and papers pertaining to the reorganization of the company spearheaded by W. Cameron Forbes, 1914-1920.
Records of an automobile agency in Plymouth, Mass., operated by George R. Briggs, selling Dodge, Nash, Packard, Ajax, and Austin automobiles at various times.
Records of Boston, Mass. Central Wharf & Wet Dock Corporation and associated businesses include financial material relating to wharfage and shipping, manifests of cargoes in and out,storage cargoes, freight going out and coming in, dockage charges andthe financial transactions essential in carrying on a substantial business.
Bill books showing goods carried, where loaded and landed, weight, miles, rate per ton, and amount. Coal was frequently carried. There are some gaps in the sequence.
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.
This collection consists of approximately 1,250 photographic prints that depict a wide range of agricultural, industrial, manufacturing, transportation, and other scenes.
Ledgers, journals, cashbooks, shop books, sales records, and miscellany of a firm making various kinds of machinery, especially worm-geared machines for elevators. Also found in the collection are minutes of the Haverhill Brick Company, 1874; of J. C. Hoadley Company, of Lawrence, 1873-1879; and of Keith Wire-Lock Stitch Association and Metallic Seam Company, 1872-1874. There are also accounts of a painter and dealer in paints, 1867.
Daybook of a livery stable (1829-1831) and two daybooks for a grocery store in Charlestown, Massachusetts (1816-1823).
This collection contains blueprints and schematic shop drawings of locomotive parts manufactured by the Hinkley Locomotive Works.
The collection contains two volumes related to John P. Welch's work as a lawyer. Volume 1 contains names, certificates and numbers of shares probably purchased by clients of Welch or of Sohier and Welch, a law firm in Boston, Mass. The shares are for stock in the Fitchburg Railroad, of which Welch was the clerk. Volume 2 is a private letterbook that contains correspondence to Samuel M. Felton, who was the construction engineer of the Fitchburg Railroad, as well as other railroads.
William Badger Lawrence papers relating to the proposed takeover of the Boston and Maine Railroad by the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company
Collection consists of the papers of William B. Lawrence, clerk of the Boston & Maine Railroad, regarding the aborted merger of the Boston and Maine Railroad with the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company, 1907-1915.
The collection contains administrative records of the investment banking firm Lehman Brothers and of Kuhn, Loeb & Company, another firm that merged with Lehman in 1977. Also includes the papers of numerous Lehman Brothers and Kuhn, Loeb & Company executives and their families.
Letter books, accounts of investments, and business records of Elisha T. Loring, his estate, and records of family business interests in Loring Brothers & Company.
Scattered early records of a firm in Worcester, Mass., which turned from carriage making to railroad cars. Includes a book of orders (1843-1874), record of cash paid (1861-1862), list of patterns, and stock inventory (1865-1890). The firm had already given up carriage making by the time these records start.
Papers relating to both the Ames family and their involvement in the Union Pacific Railroad, 1861-1969. The material was gathered by Charles E. Ames in writing his book, "Pioneering the Union Pacific" (Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1969).
The records of the Peace Dale Manufacturing Company, a large textile empire located in Peace Dale, Rhode Island owned and operated by five generations of the Hazard family.
The Samuel Felton Morse business records contain papers relating to road building, railroad construction, engineering papers, and family deeds.
The business records of Boston, Massachusetts shipping merchant William Appleton and Company and successor firm Samuel Hooper and Company, 1813-1889.