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Overview: Partial records, gathered for a case study, of a department store in Dayton, Ohio which closed in 1950.
Overview: Business records of the Charlemont, Massachusetts general store A.L. Avery & Son, owned and operated by five generations of the Avery family.
Overview: Jewelry firm, Boston, Mass., established in 1830, known successively as John Bigelow and Company, Bigelow and Brothers, and Bigelow Brothers and Kennard. Incorporated as Bigelow, Kennard and Company in 1912.
Overview: Records of an automobile agency in Plymouth, Mass., operated by George R. Briggs, selling Dodge, Nash, Packard, Ajax, and Austin automobiles at various times.
Overview: The Bureau of Business Research was the original research arm of Harvard Business School. The records include correspondence, research, administrative and financial records, publications and newspaper clippings regarding the unit's research activities and output.
Scope and Contents: Letters, accounts of ships and account books of a general store kept by Lord in Kennebunkport. The shipping records concern the brig Union, ship Commodore Preble, barque Commodore Morris, and ship Mary Lord. Daniel W. Lord dealt in such commodities as rice, beans, flour, sugar, molasses, rum, coffee, tobacco, hay, salt, brick, shoes, copper, wool, quicksilver, wine, and olives. In addition to the numerous American ports he visited, his ships touched at such European ports as Liverpool, Antwerp,...
Scope and Contents: Records and papers of Enoch Cousens and F. H. Cousens, businessmen and public officials in Kennebunkport, Me. The main portion of the collection relates to the general store operated by Enoch Cousens. There are also accounts, 1843-1849, of Enoch Cousens as postmaster; accounts, 1853-1888, as deputy collector of customs; accounts and papers, 1862-1893 and earlier, relating to Kennebunkport town affairs. There are papers, 1857-1909, relating to investments of the two men, and records of the...
Overview: This collection consists of approximately 1,250 photographic prints that depict a wide range of agricultural, industrial, manufacturing, transportation, and other scenes.
Scope and Contents: Daybook of a livery stable (1829-1831) and two daybooks for a grocery store in Charlestown, Massachusetts (1816-1823).
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of materials created by four separate businesses, all of which Henry Winslow Corbett had an ownership interest in. The four separate businesses represented by the Corbett papers include three merchant businesses and one transportation operation. Materials are similar for all four enterprises and consist of bills, receipts, claims, invoices, and accounts current. There is a small amount of correspondence that relates to financial transactions such as orders...