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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.
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: MC 807; T-509; DVD-111
Overview: Correspondence, writings, speeches, appointment books, meeting minutes, audiocassettes, DVDs, and electronic records of Vilma Hunt, dentist, scientist, researcher, writer, environmental activist, and feminist. Some material related to her husband, Edward Eyre Hunt, and his family, is also included.
Overview: The Albert M. Knight papers are letters written by an American businessman in China to his fiancée, 1863-1872.
Overview: The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUG 1680
Overview: Benjamin Peirce (1778-1831), a Harvard historian and librarian, was born in Salem, Massachusetts. He earned his AB from Harvard in 1801, and was a merchant and state legislator prior to his appointment as college librarian in 1826. This collection contains personal correspondence, student papers, political writings, and manuscripts, notes, and letters relating to Peirce's work on the history of Harvard University, dated 1787-1832.
Overview: Papers of attorney, businessman and 1921 HBS graduate Benjamin Tanner Johnson.
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.
Overview: The records of the Boston and Albany Railroad Co., its predecessors and branches, circa 1829 to 1916. Includes directors' records, stock records, transportation and engineering records and surveys, financial records, and correspondence.
Overview: Records of the first mill in the world to combine all aspects of the manufacture of cotton founded in Waltham, Mass. in 1813.