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COLLECTIONS: 1 - 9 of 9

Amory, Browne and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1918-1922 A524
Overview: The collection consists of records of orders and transfers made, chiefly for kalburnie ginghams, for Lancaster Mills of Clinton, Massachusetts.

Comstock family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1833-1876
Overview: Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890

John C. Phillips business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1859-1885 P561
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.

John Jacob Astor business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1784-1892
Overview: Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).

Lambert and Brothers records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1810-1829 L222
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.

Material relating to Gimbel Brothers, Inc. and Saks Fifth Avenue

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1939-1960 G491
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.

Oelrichs & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1890-1936 O28
Scope and Contents: Ledgers, accounts current, and daybooks of a wool importing and commission merchant firm located in New York City and Boston. The following names were noted, Hermann Oelrichs, Benjamin William Schwab, Gustave Schwab, and Herman C. von Post.

Papers relating to R. H. Macy and Company

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1858-1965 M177
Overview: The papers relating to R.H. Macy and Company are chiefly source material gathered and used by Harvard Business School professor Ralph M. Hower for his study of Macy’s department store of New York.

Slater family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1793-1926 S631
Overview: Samuel Slater (1768-1835) and his partners established the first cotton mill in the United States in 1791 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Later, Samuel Slater, his brother, and their children established a series of cotton and woolen mills in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The collection includes general accounting records, production records, and letters representing Slater family interests, mainly in textile manufacturing.