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Adler and Childs Department Store records

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1933-50 A237
Overview: Partial records, gathered for a case study, of a department store in Dayton, Ohio which closed in 1950.

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.

Bigelow, Kennard and Company records, 1791-1910

Collection Identifier: Mss:773 1830-1925
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.

Briggs Motor Sales records

Collection Identifier: Mss:5341925-1969 B856
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.

Bureau of Business Research records

Collection Identifier: Arch E75
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.

Daniel W. Lord business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1821-1873 L866
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,...

Enoch Cousens business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1838-1913 C867
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...

General File Photograph Collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:1415 1860-1975 G326
Overview: This collection consists of approximately 1,250 photographic prints that depict a wide range of agricultural, industrial, manufacturing, transportation, and other scenes.

Guy C. Haynes business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:7211 1816-1831 H424
Scope and Contents: Daybook of a livery stable (1829-1831) and two daybooks for a grocery store in Charlestown, Massachusetts (1816-1823).

Henry Winslow Corbett papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1865-1880 C789
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...