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Asa P. Morse and Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:7635 1849-1881 M885
Scope and Contents: Correspondence (foreign and domestic), bills, accounts, and other records of Asa P. Morse and Company. Also included are some letters relating to Morse's political career and some family correspondence and papers. There are also papers concerning lumbering in Woodstock Valley, Conn.Also, letters include those from Morse's sister-in-law, who wrote of her finances and the debt on her husband's estate. Letters from her daughters (May, Francine, and Elise Morse) discuss family news and...

Benjamin Newton business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1843-1864
Overview: The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.

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.

Bill of sale for Phillis, Lizzy, Jenny, Laura, Esther, and Leah, enslaved women and girls, 22 February 1833

Collection Identifier: A/P872
Overview: Bill of sale documenting the sale of six enslaved African American women and children in South Carolina in 1833.

Business instruments collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:1406 1600-1969 B979
Overview: A collection of seventeenth century to twentieth century business instruments such as accounts receivable, bills, checks, notes, stock certificates, warranties, and samples of business letterhead.

Collection of Harvard College bills sent to Charles Augustus Chase

Collection Identifier: HUD 1851.14
Overview: Charles Augustus Chase (1833-1911) was a member of the Harvard Class of 1855. After graduating from Harvard, Chase worked for the Boston Daily Advertiser as a reporter and office editor until 1862. Chase then held several public offices, serving as treasurer of Worcester County, Massachusetts from 1864 to 1875, and then as Register of Deeds in 1876. His collection of bills demonstrates Chase's financial transactions while an undergraduate at Harvard, and...

Charles W. Eliot personal expense records

Collection Identifier: HUM 309
Overview: Charles William Eliot (1834-1926), educator and leader in public affairs, was president of Harvard University from 1869 to 1909. The records in this collection including bills, receipts, and canceled checks, document the personal expenses of Eliot from 1857 to 1923. Correspondence and accompanying records chronicle Eliot’s purchase of land in Mount Desert Island in Maine for the construction of his family’s summer home. Additional bills and receipts document Harvard College related payments...

Greenleaf and Hubbard business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1850-1860 G814
Overview: Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.

Corporation papers, 1st series, supplements to the Harvard College Papers, Volumes 1 and 2

Collection Identifier: UAI 5.110
Overview: At a special meeting of the Harvard Corporation on February 6, 1850, the President and Fellows voted to have all manuscript papers related to the history of the College and College affairs identified, arranged, and bound. The first series of the Harvard College Papers comprises eleven volumes of historical and administrative records dating back as early as the mid-1600s arranged in chronological order. Papers that were accidentally overlooked, or newly discovered or received, were added later...

Corporation papers, 1st series, supplements to the Harvard College Papers, Volumes 3-7

Collection Identifier: UAI 5.115
Overview: At a special meeting of the Harvard Corporation on February 6, 1850, the President and Fellows voted to have all manuscript papers related to the history of the College and College affairs identified, arranged, and bound. The first series of the Harvard College Papers comprises eleven volumes of historical and administrative records dating back as early as the mid-1600s arranged in chronological order. Papers that were accidentally overlooked, or newly discovered or received, were added later...