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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.

Alabama Mining Institute photograph albums

Collection Identifier: Mss:351 1922-1923 A316
Scope and Contents: The two albums contain 153 black and white photographs that depict the company-owned houses and other buildings provided by twelve member companies of the Alabama Mining Institute in 1922 and 1923. The photographs show houses, schools, churches, boarding houses, commissaries, and other buildings in Alabama coal mining towns. Each set of photographs depicts the separate houses, schools, and other facilities that each company provided for its white workers and for its African American workers....

Albert and Thomas Smith papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1773-1814 S642
Overview: Brothers Albert Smith (1763-1823) and Thomas Smith (born 1775) were merchants and shipmasters in Hanover, Massachusetts. The Albert and Thomas Smith papers, dated 1773-1814, consist of shipping records, legal documents, mainly related to Albert Smith's service as a justice of the peace, and personal and professional correspondence.

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.

Alexander Hill receipt book

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1769-1775 H645
Scope and Contents: Receipt book kept by Boston merchant and shipowner Alexander Hill, primarily recording payments for freighting flour and iron from Philadelphia and Baltimore and purchase of wholesale flour in Boston, dated 1757-1775. The volume also contains receipts for commodities like hemp, pepper, paint, and oil, and for personal expenses like milk, shoes, and medical attendance by Dr. John Perkins. Among the other signatures are cooper Joshua Pico, and merchants Joseph Barrell (1739-1804), Fortesque...

Alexander (Ship) logbook

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1820-1822 A374
Scope and Contents: A single volume ship's log kept during the Alexander's voyage dating October 26, 1820 to November 23, 1822. The daily entries record the ship's latitude and longitude, the direction of the wind, sails used, the ship's navigational course, and weather. Notable events such as the passing of other ships, passengers taken aboard, trade conducted, and deaths of crew members are also recorded. The first page of the log book features a note by Captain Philip Dumaresq of Boston that states that he...

Alexander Smith and son account book

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1795-1844 S642
Scope and Contents: Account book kept by Alexander Smith (1766-1843), and his son, Alexander Smith, Jr., of West Springfield, Massachusetts. The entries for Alexander Smith the elder date from 1795 to 1834 and pertain to sale of crops he grew, including beans and rye, and day labor he provided to neighbors, including carting produce. The entries for Alexander Smith, Jr., date from 1834 to 1844 and include records of the sale of apples, oats, corn, and other agricultural products, in addition to shoes he crafted or...

Alfred Church Lane collection of legal instruments

Collection Identifier: Mss:899 1479-1818 L265
Overview: The Alfred Church Lane collection consists mainly of legal instruments, including wills, indentures, and receipts, the bulk of which are related to the Lane family and Rickmansworth, England

Alfred D. Chandler papers

Collection Identifier: Arch GA 12.50.1
Overview: The collection includes papers of Professor Alfred D. Chandler documenting his research, teaching, and other professional activities.

Alfred Patterson business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:768 1895-1929 P317
Overview: Records of real estate dealer, of Arlington, Massachusettes.