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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.

George Ellis Baker autograph collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:999 1709-1886 B167
Overview:

Collection of autographs compiled by George Ellis Baker during the 19th century.

Papers of the Baltzley-Potter-Etz family, 1853-2014 (inclusive), 1853-1956 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 849
Overview:

Correspondence of Ann Elizabeth Baltzley Hartshorn Potter, an artist; her daughter, Pearl Potter Etz, granddaughter Constance Etz Ferdon, and other members of the extended Baltzley, Potter, Etz, and Ferdon families.

Earl Huntington Barber papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:750 1909-1969 B234
Overview:

Earl Huntington Barber was a public utility engineer who specialized in gas and electric rates. Includes work notes, correspondence, reports, and articles, largely relating to a number of Massachusetts towns and cities whose gas and light companies Barber investigated.

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 & Co. records

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.

Briggs Motor Sales records

Collection Identifier: Mss:5341925-1969 B856
Overview:

Records of an automobile agency in Plymouth, Mass., operated by George R. Briggs, selling Dodge, Nash, Packard, Ajax, and Austin automobiles at various times.

Papers of Jocelyn Brodie, 1967-1979

Collection Identifier: MC 989
Overview:

Correspondence between artist and educator Jocelyn Brodie and urbanist and cultural critic Lewis Mumford documenting their professional and personal relationship.

Bryant & Sturgis (Boston, Mass.) records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1811-1872 B915
Scope and Content Note::

The collection includes waste books, journals, ledgers, and letter books (including one of John Perkins Cushing). There are statements of account of William Sturgis, 1827-1861 (with gaps); a journal (diary) of Charles H. Hammatt, Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, 1823-1825.

Papers of Elisabeth Burger, 1880-2013 (inclusive), 1940-2000 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 868: T-218: CD-83
Overview:

Correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, audiocassettes, compact disc of economist Elisabeth Burger, trade unionist and government official Frieda S. Miller, and labor organizer Pauline Newman.

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.

Papers of the Cannon family, 1887-1980 (inclusive), 1917-1945 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 553
Overview:

Diaries, engagement calendars, and correspondence of Ida Maud Cannon; stories, articles/essays, and scrapbooks by Cornelia James Cannon; family correspondence, of Cornelia, Walter B. Cannon, and their children: Bradford Cannon, Wilma (Cannon) Fairbanks, Linda (Cannon) Burgess, Marian (Cannon) Schlesinger, and Helen (Cannon) Bond; photographs of family and events.

Collection of Edward Holyoke materials

Collection Identifier: HUM 312
Overview: Edward Holyoke (1689-1769) was the ninth president of Harvard College, serving for thirty-two years from 1737 to 1769. This artificial collection, dated 1721-circa 1780s, consists of an astronomy notebook and sermons written by Holyoke, a drinking tube fashioned from his watch case, a letter to Holyoke from his friend Benjamin Dearborn, and a letter to a proprietor of the Second Church of Marblehead, Massachusetts, from Overseer William Dudley related to Holyoke’s election as president of...

Collection of the American Red Cross Clubmobile Service, 1940-1998 (inclusive), 1943-1946 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 550: CD-1
Overview:

Correspondence, memoirs, photographs, ephemera, etc., of members of the American Red Cross Clubmobile Service, who served coffee and doughnuts to servicemen during World War II.

Comstock family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1833-1876
Overview:

Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890

John Perkins Cushing business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:8993 1832-1882 C984
Overview:

Records of John Perkins Cushing, a merchant of Boston, Massachusetts, principally engaged in the China trade, 1832-1882.

Dane, Dana & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss: 766 1852-1855
Overview:

Business records of the Boston, Massachusetts based tea importing merchant firm, Dane, Dana & Co. and the Boston Sugar Refinery.

Papers of the Dreyer family, 1778-1928

Collection Identifier: MC 581
Overview:

Correspondence and other papers of members of the Dreier family, mostly merchants and pastors in northern Germany and businessmen in the United States and their wives.

Dudley P. Hall business papers

Collection Identifier: Mss: 47 c.1841-1893
Overview:

Records of Lyndon, Vermont lumber business and mill owner Dudley P. Hall, 1841-1914.

Elizabeth Heard papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1829-1864 H435
Overview:

The Elizabeth Heard papers contain correspondence sent to her by her sons and brother-in-law Augustine Heard, while they were in China working for the family firm, Augustine Heard & Company.

Elizur Wright business papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:797 1845-1916 W947
Overview:

Correspondence and papers of Elizur Wright relating to insurance matters, 1845-1885, and a smaller group of papers of his son, Walter C. Wright, consulting actuary, 1884-1916.

Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States records

Collection Identifier: Mss:797 1870-1919 E64
Overview:

Records of the Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, as well as papers relating to the personal activities of its founder, Henry Baldwin Hyde (1834-1899), and his son, James Hazen Hyde (1876-1959).

Papers of Audrey C. Foote, 1928-2012

Collection Identifier: MC 896: T-386
Overview:

Papers of Audrey C. Foote, feminist, animal rights advocate, and writer, include personal and other writings, love-letters with her husband during their courtship, and diaries documenting her feelings about pregnancy, life in Paris, and her marriage difficulties.

Bruce Willard Forbes letters to his parents

Collection Identifier: HUM 266
Overview: Bruce Willard Forbes (1921-2016) attended the University of Michigan, receiving his AB in French in 1942; in 1943, Forbes earned his MA from Harvard University. Forbes later entered the ministry and spent the next five decades as a priest at St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City. The collection contains seventy-six letters written by Forbes while he was a Harvard graduate student between January 29 and August 21, 1943. The letters document Forbes’ experiences as a student on the Harvard...