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Allen-Lane Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1853-1941
Scope and Contents: A remarkably complete collection of the records of Allen-Lane and of the individual mills controlled by Allen-Lane. There are administrative records, general accounts, purchase and receiving records, sales and shipping records, letters, and unbound papers. Some of the personal papers of Jonathan A. Lane and Benjamin C. Lane are included; the latter was active in the United Improvement Association, and some of its records are in the collection.

Anthony family papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:899 1815-1859 A628
Scope and Contents: Contains a receipt book, 1820-1829, of Richard Anthony and Son; bills, deeds, and accounts of James Anthony, his wife Sarah P. Anthony, and their estates; a ledger, with general store accounts, 1815-1849, of George Waterman, which includes accounts of Lewis A. Waterman and Edgar N. Anthony, printers; a cash book, 1851-1855, and bills of Lewis W. Anthony; and legal documents and accounts for the Graystone Mill and Center Manufacturing Company.

Boston Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1813-1930
Overview: Records of the first mill in the world to combine all aspects of the manufacture of cotton founded in Waltham, Mass. in 1813.

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.

Great Falls Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:44 1823-1933 G786
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, directors' records, and records of incorporation, liquidation, production, and annual meetings of a textile factory in Somersworth, N.H. Includes correspondence of John A. Burleigh, clerk at the mill, and letters received by George H. Kuhn, Patrick Tracy Jackson, John T. Morse, John Clark, and Robert Hooper, treasurers.

Hamilton Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1825-1917
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, minute books, general account books, production records, sales records, and payrolls. Letters include those of treasurers Thomas G. Gary, William B. Bacon, Arthur T. Lyman, Arthur L. Devens, George Motley, Eben Bacon, Samuel Batchelder, James A. Dupee, and Charles B. Amory; agents Samuel Batchelder, John Avery, and O. H. Moulton; and selling agents Frothingham and Company and Joy, Langdon and Company.

Haskell Silk Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:444 1874-1918 H351
Scope and Contents: A fragmentary collection of account books, cashbooks, invoices, time books, and sales books of a company in Westbrook, Maine which produced dress silks and satins. Some of the accounts are of J. P. Jordan, selling agent of the company.

Industrial Life Photograph Collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:1412 1920-1941 B979
Overview: Photographs collected by the Business Historical Society to document major industries in the United States and industrial processes.

J. Howard Nichols papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1856-1905
Overview: Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.

John Law business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1799-1838 L415
Overview: The John Law records consist of ledgers, daybooks, notebooks, receipt books, and cash books that document the business activities of John Law Sr. and his son, John Law Jr.