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Overview: Select records of the investment banking house Jay Cooke & Co.
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.
Overview: Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).
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.
FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection Identifier: 93M-71
Summary: Three volumes: 1804-1805, 1807-1809, and 1820-1821.
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 and...
FOUND IN: Houghton LibraryCollection — Box: 1Identifier: 2006M-88
Summary: Invoices for book purchases and 2 Society cash and sale account books.
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.
FOUND IN: Peabody Museum ArchivesCollection 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).