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Account books and other material relating to the whaling industry chiefly from New Bedford and Nantucket, Mass.

Collection Identifier: Mss:252 1774-1922
Overview: Multiple collections of account books and other material relating to the whaling industry chiefly from New Bedford and Nantucket, Mass., 1774-1922

Account books and records of shipbuilders, New England and New York

Collection Identifier: Mss:55 1754-1923
Overview: Account books and records of shipbuilders located in New England and New York, 1754-1923.

Additional papers of Vilma R. Hunt, 1836-2013 (inclusive), 1940-2005 (bulk)

Collection 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.

Albert M. Knight papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1863-1872 K69
Overview: The Albert M. Knight papers are letters written by an American businessman in China to his fiancée, 1863-1872.

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.

Benjamin Peirce personal archive

Collection 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.

Benjamin Tanner Johnson papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:831 1900-1976 J66
Overview: Papers of attorney, businessman and 1921 HBS graduate Benjamin Tanner Johnson.

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.

Boston and Albany Railroad Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:724 1831-1898 B747
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.

Boston Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1813-1930
Overview: Records of the first mill in the world to combine all aspects of the manufacture of cotton founded in Waltham, Mass. in 1813.