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Account books and other material relating to the whaling industry chiefly from New Bedford and Nantucket, Mass.
Overview: Multiple collections of account books and other material relating to the whaling industry chiefly from New Bedford and Nantucket, Mass., 1774-1922
Overview: Account books and records of shipbuilders located in New England and New York, 1754-1923.
Scope and Contents: Account books and ledgers of the following blacksmiths: Samuel Bunker of Huntington, Vt., 1802-1828; John Rice of Auburn, Mass., 1809-1813; Isaac Kimball of Mason Village and Temple, N.H., 1817-1846; Hiram H. Bedwell of Berkshire or Richford, N.Y., 1826-1836; Charles Bird of West Needham, Mass., 1833-1858; William T. Wood, blacksmith and ice tool maker of Arlington, Mass., 1835-1849.
Overview: Multiple collections that include account books of farmers in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont, 1755-1917.
Scope and Contents: Mainly records showing charges for farm labor and sales of farm products. Includes accounts of Nathaniel Brintnall, Roger Cone, Phineas Goodrich, Joseph Heald Jr., William Hosmer, Job Knapp, Collins Moore, Dennis Northrup, William H. Odiorne, the Phelps Family, Otis Sherman, Tuttle Farm, Harrison Whiting, and Stephen Williams, and accounts of Knight Day, a storekeeper.
Scope and Contents: Account books, daybooks, and ledgers of men performing a variety of labor, including farm work, carpentry, and shoe mending: Nehemiah Healy of Winchester, Mass., 1811-1835; John Hobbs of Andover, N.H., 1818-1845; Alpheus Jewett of Sharon, Conn., 1819-1835; Jacob Curtis of Hampden, Me., 1819-1836; an unidentified laborer of Bennington, Vt., 1824-1848; David W. Campbell of Cherryfield, Me., 1828-1830; Captain Lott Forbush of Westboro, Mass., 1830-1851; Calvin Fullerton of Fayston, Vt., 1831-1842;...
Scope and Contents: Ledger, 1872-1877, of the Barden and Murphy Livery, Sale and Boarding Stable in Pittsfield, Mass.; and daybook, 1877-1879, of the livery stable of Tillson Waterman and Company in Mechanic Falls, Me., which includes a list of personal property, 1887, inserted.
Scope and Contents: Accounts of Allen Danforth, Plymouth, Mass., for publishing The Old Colony Memorial, 1822-1828, including accounts of Danforth and Wells, a general store in Concord, N.H.; two cost books of the University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1879-1880, 1886; and ledger of Seth H. Clark, an engraver of Hartford, Conn., 1838-1858.
Scope and Contents: Daybooks of Ebenezer Thompson of Portsmouth, N.H., 1815-1821, and Schuyler Cobb and Company of Bucksport, Me., 1840-1852; and account books of unidentified ship chandlers from Newburyport, Mass., 1809-1815, and from New York City, 1811-1815.
Content Description: The collection consists of newspaper clippings, commencement programs, photographs, and letters and telegraphs of congratualtions relating to Ansel Adams 1981 honorary degree from Harvard University, awarded at Commencement in May.