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Scope and Contents: Incomplete records of Bigelow-Sanford and many of its predecessors. Included are minutes and accounts books for Thompsonville Carpet Manufacturing Company (1828-1854); Hartford Carpet Company (1854-1901); Hartford Carpet Corporation (1901-1914); E. S. Higgins Carpet Company (1837-1901); Lowell Manufacturing Company (1828-1899); Stephen Sanford and Sons (1838-1929); Bigelow-Hartford (1914-1929). There are also minutes and reports for some of the divisions of Bigelow-Sanford. These materials were...
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.
Scope and Contents: One daybook, one journal, and one ledger of a paper manufacturing firm in Springfield, Mass. W. Birnie was the senior partner, and Claudius B. Pease was the junior partner.
Overview: The Blue Hill Street Railway Company business records document the operation of an electric railway line connecting Boston with the outlying towns of Milton, Canton and Stoughton.
Scope and Content: The collection consists of one volume of semi-annual accounts, May 1898-November 1905. Included in this volume are additional loose papers concerning the liquidation of the company.
Scope and Contents: This album contains fifty-six black and white photographs that depict flood-damaged railroad tracks and bridges of the Boston and Albany Railroad Co. near Becket, Massachusetts. The photographs were taken in the aftermath of a catastrophic flood that hit eastern Canada and western New England on November 3 and 4, 1927.
Overview: The records of the Boston and Albany Railroad Co., its predecessors and branches, circa 1829 to 1916. Includes directors' records, stock records, transportation and engineering records and surveys, financial records, and correspondence.
Overview: Collection of business records and correspondences from the Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation and its board of directors, 1831-1900.
Scope and Contents: Indentures, deeds, and other papers of the Boston and Roxbury Mill Corporation, 1854-1869.
Scope and Contents: Account book of the Boston Bookstore, operated by Benjamin Guild (1749-1792), recording daily sales of books, stationery, and utensils, from 1785 to 1790. The store sold math, spelling, and grammar books, almanacs, bibles, copies of the Constitution, medical books, and dictionaries. Titles included John Locke's Essay concerning human understanding, Fanny Burney's Cecilia, Aesop's Fables, Tom Jones, Tristram Shandy, Richard Burn's Justice, Edmund Burke's On the sublime, John Ward's The young...