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Record book of the Eaton family, 1858-1943

Collection Identifier: A/E141
Overview:

Record book of the Eaton family detailing family genealogy, financial records, household expenditures, etc.

George U. Sands business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1866-1879
Overview:

The business records of George U. Sands consist of correspondence, financial material, and diaries while living and working in Hong Kong, 1866-1880.

Harris Charles Fahnestock papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:781 1852-1914 F223
Overview:

Papers of investment banker Harris C. Fahnestock, 1855-1914, including his partnership in Jay Cooke & Co.

Harry Chick collection of railroad photographs and ephemera

Collection Identifier: Vis 27
Overview:

The Harry Chick collection of railroad photographs and ephemera contains postcards, photographs, stereographs and ephemera pertaining to locomotives and railroads. The materials were collected by railroad enthusiast Harry Chick.

Records of Harvard College Observatory Director William Cranch Bond

Collection Identifier: UAV 630.2
Overview: The Records of Harvard College Observatory Director William Cranch Bond document the founding, growth, and scientific research of the Harvard College Observatory primarily from 1840 to 1859. Also chronicled is the Observatory’s participation in advances made in astronomy, stellar photography, meteorology, continental exploration, and technological improvements in astronomical instruments in the early nineteenth century. William Cranch Bond (1789-1859), American astronomer and instrument...

Harvard University. Cancer Commission records

Collection Identifier: M-CE21, Series 00626-00629
Overview:

The Harvard University Cancer Commission records, 1888-1945, are the product of the Commission’s administrative, clinical, and research activities.

Hell Gap Expedition records

Collection Identifier: 63-38
Scope and Contents: The expedition records contain evidence of the many activities that were carried out on site. Series include field notes, site cards, clippings, correspondence,personnel records, manuscripts and...

Henry W. Peabody & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1867-1957 P352
Overview:

Ledgers, journals, miscellaneous accounts, and scattered letters, 1867-1957, of the Boston, Mass. based import-export firm founded by Henry W. Peabody.

Jay Cooke & Co. records

Collection Identifier: Mss:781 1832-1915 (1861-1905)
Overview:

Select records of the investment banking house Jay Cooke & Co.

Jesseniah Kittredge account books

Collection Identifier: H MS c271
Scope and Contents:

Consists of three volumes of Kittredge's account books dating from 1829 to 1857. Entries include male, female, and juvenile patients, with their place of residence, date, treatment, and fee charged. Kittredge dressed legs, fingers, hands; extracted teeth, handled obstetrics cases, and vaccinated individuals and groups.

John C. Phillips business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1859-1885 P561
Overview:

Business records kept by Boston, Mass. shipping merchant John C. Phillips while he was in the employ of R.C. Mackay & Son and later head of John C. Phillips & Company. Phillips engaged in trade with India, China, South America and the West Indies.

John Jacob Astor business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1784-1892
Overview:

Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).

John Law business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:1 1799-1838 L415
Overview:

The John Law records consist of ledgers, daybooks, notebooks, receipt books, and cash books that document the business activities of John Law Sr. and his son, John Law Jr.

John Palfrey and William Taylor Palfrey account books

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 93M-71
Summary:

Three volumes: 1804-1805, 1807-1809, and 1820-1821.

Kidder, Peabody & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:783 1836-1959
Scope and Contents: Kidder, Peabody & Co. records include an incomplete set of John E. and Nathaniel Thayer’s account books. Information contained in the account books include Thayer & Brother activities of investing in a variety of enterprises, mostly New England banks, insurance companies, cotton manufacturing firms, real estate, and railroads. The partnership records of Kidder, Peabody (1865-1931) include some of the partners’ correspondence, confidential letters, and set of clerk records, circulars...

Diary of Delia Kingsley, 1906-1910

Collection Identifier: A/K5525
Overview:

Collection consists of Delia Kingsley's diary describing her teaching, studies, romantic interests, travels, and other daily concerns.

Kingswinford (England) Reading Society bookkeeping records

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection — Box: 1Identifier: 2006M-88
Summary:

Invoices for book purchases and 2 Society cash and sale account books.

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.

Papers of Ellis Gray Loring, 1809-1949

Collection Identifier: A-160
Overview:

Correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, etc., of Ellis Gray Loring, lawyer and abolitionist, from Boston, Massachusetts.

Lorna and Laurence Marshall expeditionary notebooks and journals

Collection Identifier: 2003.36
Overview:

Diaries, record books, and laboratory notebooks documenting Lorna and Laurence Marshall's journeys to Africa from 1951-1968 and their ethnographic research of the Ju/'hoansi people of Nyae Nyae (now Nambia).

Lowell Institute records

FOUND IN: Houghton Library
Collection Identifier: 54M-206
Summary:

Correspondence (boxes labeled alphabetically by correspondent name); ledger books; and other materials.

Lyman Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1854-1927 L986
Overview:

Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.

Papers of the May and Goddard families, 1766-1912

Collection Identifier: A-134
Overview:

Photographs, correspondence, diaries, financial papers, etc., of the May and Goddard families, of New England, including social reformer Abigail Williams May.

New England Mutual Life Insurance Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:797 1844-1999 N532
Overview:

Policy application records, financial papers and documents of Boston, Massachusetts based New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1844-1999.

New York Life Insurance and Trust Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:797 1830-1878 N567
Overview:

Select records of New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, chartered in 1830.