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Benjamin Parker papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1795-1798 P238
Overview: Benjamin Parker was a shipmaster active in the 18th century. He captained the brig Apollo, owned by Boston merchant Stephen Gorham (1747-1826), to Great Britain and Europe. The Benjamin Parker papers, dated 1779-1799, include bills of lading, invoices, receipts, bills, and correspondence related to the import and export of goods such as corn, Russian sheeting, and hemp on the Apollo.

Benjamin Tanner Johnson papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:831 1900-1976 J66
Overview: Papers of attorney, businessman and 1921 HBS graduate Benjamin Tanner Johnson.

Benjamin Thomas Hill transportation collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:72 1768-1896 H
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of newspaper and magazine clippings about transportation topics in the United States from the 18th to the early 20th Centuries. A small number of entries are from England, France, and elsewhere on the Continent, although shipping information relates to many countries and regions. The bulk of items are dated from 1824 to 1829. Subjects range from infrastructure to services, and also address political and business topics related to the development of transportation...

Betsy (Brig) logbook

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1795-1796 R684
Scope and Contents: Logbook kept by Charles M. Rockwell, a crew member of the brigantine Betsy, dated 1795-1796. The ship, captained by Jonathan Lester, voyaged from New London, Connecticut, to Dutch colony Surinam. In a February 22, 1796, entry, Rockwell wrote that the crew was preparing to celebrate George Washington's birthday. He also remarked on his own duties, including unloading cargo and killing hogs for food. On April 18, 1796, he wrote that a fellow crew member "threatened my life with the end of a point...

Bigelow & Sanford Carpet Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:461 1828-1953 B592
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...

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.

Biotechnology industry closing books

Collection Identifier: Mss:84 1981-2000 B
Content Description: The closing books (or deal books) document stock offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and other financial transactions involving biotechnology companies. Most of the deals concern Genzyme Corporation and/or its subsidiaries. The books are typically divided into four parts: registration documents, sale and distribution documents, closing documents, and a miscellaneous section that usually consists of press releases and advertisements. The earlier stock offering deal books also contain tombstone...

Birnie and Pease account books

Collection Identifier: Mss:49 1862-1864 B619
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.

R. Kenneth Black papers

Collection Identifier: Arch DC 1942.70
Scope and Contents: The papers of Raymond Kenneth Black (1912-1989), cover the two years he attended HBS. The bulk of the material is from January 1942 to April 1943 and includes letters sent, photographic clippings, and cartoons.The records in this collection document the various directions taken by HBS in response to a contemporary economic and social trends. Such trends include need for skilled production supervisors, emphasis on plant management, changing relationship with the Federal government,...

Blue Hill Street Railway Company business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:725 1898-1920 B658
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.