COLLECTIONS: 1 - 10 of 15
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: Records of the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, as well as papers relating to the personal activities of its founder, Henry Baldwin Hyde (1834-1899), and his son, James Hazen Hyde (1876-1959).
Overview: Papers of investment banker Harris C. Fahnestock, 1855-1914, including his partnership in Jay Cooke & Co.
Overview: Business records, correspondence, and photographs of 19th century railroad and electrical industry financier Henry Villard (1835-1900)
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: The John C. Whitehead papers include correspondence, subject files, speeches, board records, photographs, news clippings, biographical material, and other documents related to John C. Whitehead’s professional, governmental, and philanthropic activities.
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.