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Winthrop W. Aldrich papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:781 1918-1973 A365
Scope and Content Note:: The papers of Winthrop W. Aldrich reflect his professional and personal activities over a period of forty years. The bulk of the material relates to his activities from 1929-1953, when he was at the helm of Chase National Bank and played a leading role in national and international banking policies. The collection also includes materials relating to his organization of relief activities during and after World War II, duties as an overseer at Harvard University, and involvement with national and...

William Witherle business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1806-1892 W
Scope and Contents: A nearly complete run of account books and ledgers of the general store, 1806-1892. Also included are records of the Castine Brick Company, 1866-1881, in which the Witherles were interested. There is also considerable material on the fishing industry, the outfitting of fishermen, the importation of salt, particularly from Cadiz and Liverpool, and shipping and shipbuilding.

Charles C. Withers papers

Collection Identifier: Arch GA 94.7
Scope and Contents: The papers of Charles C. Withers, HBS Lecturer in Business Policy, and President of Towle Manufacturing Company (1950-1957) cover the period from his undergraduate years until his death. The bulk of the material fall within the years of his employment at Towle and HBS. The records contain prospectus, correspondence, teaching material, memoranda, directives, minutes, ephemera, schedules, publications, questionnaires, by-laws, reports, photographs, reviews and speeches. These records...

Woburn, Massachusetts mortgage record book

Collection Identifier: Mss:926 1834-1838 W837
Overview: The Woburn, Massachusetts mortgage record book, dated 1834 to 1838, contains records of mortgages of personal property.

Wood Livestock Company annual statement

Collection Identifier: Mss:15 1914 W
Scope and Contents: Annual statement includes the November 1914 monthly statement (pp. 1-39), statistical and comparative data (pp. 40-60), November 30 closing inventory (pp. 61-90), and December 1 opening statements (pp. 91-96). Information pertains to properties, material and supplies, construction, cost of boarding to blacksmith and repair. Operating expenses for Peterson, Gentry, Woodie, Neville, Henderson, Dunn, McDowell, sheep outfits as well as the Henderson, Cartier, Pah Samaroi, Birch Creek, Menan, Three...

Woodbridge and Backus families business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1754-1890 B126
Overview: The Woodbridge and Backus families of Norwich, Connecticut, engaged in international and coastwise shipping and trade of commodities like iron, rum, molasses, tobacco, and sugar. The Woodbridge and Backus families business records date from 1725 to 1896 and consist of legal and estate papers, financial records, correspondence, and genealogical research.

Woodstock Railroad Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:724 1863-1933
Overview: The Woodstock Railroad Company records document a short-line railroad running from Woodstock to White River Junction, Vermont that operated from 1875 to 1933.

Worcester Cotton Manufactory account book

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1789-1791 W922
Scope and Contents: Daybook of the Worcester (Mass.) Cotton Manufactory, documenting investments, dividends, and factory expenses from 1789 to 1791. The volume contains accounts of shareholders in the Manufactory, among them printer Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831), merchant Daniel Waldo (1763-1845), and Levi Lincoln (1749-1820; Harvard AB 1772), Massachusetts governor and United States Attorney General under Thomas Jefferson. There are also records of expenditures for supplies and equipment, and hiring tradesmen to...

Wright, Brown, Quinby and May records

Collection Identifier: Mss:831 1881 (1873)-1950 W947
Overview: The Wright, Brown, Quinby and May records document a firm of patent attorneys in Boston, Massachusetts, from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century, including records and ledgers, journals, cash books and other accounts.

Wyer Groves Sargent journals

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1845-1900 S245
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of typescripts of Wyer Groves Sargent's journals, kept between 1845 and 1900. The journals record Sargent's day to day life as a merchant running a family store in Sargentville, Maine. He traveled extensively to buy and sell goods, but was especially active along the New England coast. His diary mostly focuses on his business, but includes details of births, deaths, weather, and current events. Also included is a short story written by Ruth Kimball Messinger recounting...