COLLECTIONS: 931 - 940 of 975
Overview: Wilfrid Airy was a Civil Engineer in London. The Wilfrid Airy business papers span the years 1862 to 1925, and primarily document the various civil engineering projects on which Airy consulted.
Overview: Ledgers, 1715-1865, covering farming and other activities of the Willard family of Newington, Connecticut.
Overview: Correspondence and investment research analysis relating to the early domestic aviation industry, prepared by William A.M. Burden, Jr. for the New York City asset management firm Scudder, Stevens and Clark, 1934-1938.
Scope and Contents: Collection consists of two volumes containing accounts for four generations of the Bartlett family of Northampton and Westhampton, Massachusetts. Volume one lists farm products sold by the family which included beef, rye, wheat, honey, metheglin (a drink made from honey and water), and cider, from 1704 to 1802. Other charges are for weaving linens and blankets, and the sale of fox and wolf skins, and sewing or mending tailored garments. The volume mostly includes accounts of William Bartlett...
Scope and Contents: The William Applebaum papers consist of materials related to a store location study conducted by HBS professor William Applebaum in 1963. The sudy was conducted with 170 large retailing companies including department stores, drug stores, clothing stores, discount stores, shoe stores, and motels. The collections contains questionnaires, research, correspondence and papers related to the study. The questionnaires are arranged alphabetically by the name of the store.
Overview: The business records of Boston, Massachusetts shipping merchant William Appleton and Company and successor firm Samuel Hooper and Company, 1813-1889.
William Badger Lawrence papers relating to the proposed takeover of the Boston and Maine Railroad by the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company
Overview: Collection consists of the papers of William B. Lawrence, clerk of the Boston & Maine Railroad, regarding the aborted merger of the Boston and Maine Railroad with the New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad Company, 1907-1915.
Overview: The collection consists of an account book kept by William Bassett who resided in Scotland, Massachusetts. He provided farm labor such as thrashing, plowing, mowing, chopping wood, planting and carting. William also shoed horses and sold molasses, hay, flax seed, potatoes, wood, coal and corn.
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of two volumes, which date from 1743 to 1805, spanning his whole career as a merchant. Volume one is a letter book containing Townsend's business correspondence from November 23, 1743 to December 12, 1774. Most of the letters were written to American (many in North Carolina) and British (predominately in London) merchants. His earliest letters document his efforts to establish himself as a trader. Over time his letters turn to illustrate the common problems faced by many...
Scope and Contents: Daybook of New Brunswick, Canada, jurist William Botsford, recording credits and debits for services including drawing leases, affidavits, indentures, and bonds, and trying cases in civil and admiralty courts, from 1799 to 1804. His clients included Overseers of the Poor, and British naval officers and government officials; an entry from 1799 lists a charge of one pound for "drawing a memorial to His Excellency." In February 1800, there is an entry for fees charged to "Proprietors of Slaves."...