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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.

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.

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.

Lancaster Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1844-1931 L
Scope and Contents: Records relating to the production of ginghams, cheviots, normandies, zephyrs, Tiffany flannels, and other cotton goods. This is an incomplete collection, strong on the later years of the Company, and on engineering aspects. The Lancaster Mills succeeded to the property of the Clinton Company, Clinton, Mass., and also controlled Sawyer's Mills in Boylston, Mass. and the Winnsboro Mills. The directors' records extend from 1844 to 1918, but there are few letters. The material includes general...

Lawrence Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:422 1831-1926 L419
Overview: Cotton manufacturing firm of Lowell, Mass., established in 1831 by proprietors of the other Lowell mills in connection with the Boston merchants Abbott and Amos Lawrence. The collection includes general account books, production records, sales records, payrolls, and letters.

Lowell Machine Shop records

Collection Identifier: Mss:526 1845-1912 LMS
Scope and Contents: Directors' minutes, 1845-1905; dividend books, 1846-1911; incomplete runs of general accounting records. The coverage is more complete for the early years (1845-1850) and for 1912, the year of the merger. Fairly lengthy series include bills rendered, 1864-1912; suppliers, 1864-1912; orders, ca. 1859-1906; work in progress, 1880-1912; and outgoing letters, 1870-1894 and 1899-1907. Includes letters of J. Thomas Stevenson, Robert H. Stevenson, William A. Burke, and H. C. Perham, treasurers; and...

Lyman Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1854-1927 L986
Overview: Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.

Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1845-1947
Scope and Contents: Records of Naumkeag to 1914, with a few main series to 1945. Minutes, stockholders' records, general ledgers, journals, cash books, trial balances, six-months accounts, production records, outgoing correspondence, but few payroll or sales records. Includes letters of Edmund Smith, David Pingree, Edmund Dwight, Henry D. Sullivan, Frederick Dexter, and N. G. Simonds, treasurers; Josiah Brown, John Kilburn, E. F. Balch, and William P. McMullan, agents; and John Howard Fallon, trustee; and records...

Pearson family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:446 1684-1799 P361
Scope and Contents: Two account books, dated 1684-1799, kept by members of the Pearson family of Newbury and Rowley, Massachusetts, who operated fulling, grist, and saw mills on the Mill River. Volume one, dated 1681-1711, is a ledger of fulling mill entries of John Pearson, Sr. (1616?-1693), and his sons, John (1644-1723), Jeremiah (1653-1737), and Stephen (1663-1706) showing yards of cloth fulled and payment in cash and in kind. Customers in Newbury, Salisbury, Amesbury, and nearby towns also offered labor, such...

Roxbury Carpet Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:461 1837-1923 R
Scope and Contents: General accounts, production records, and payrolls. Includes records of the Saxonville Mills and the New England Worsted Company.