COLLECTIONS: 1 - 10 of 65
Overview: Business papers of shipping and commission merchant brothers Calvin and William H. Adams of Bangor, Maine and New York City.
Overview: Partial records, gathered for a case study, of a department store in Dayton, Ohio which closed in 1950.
Overview: Business records of the Charlemont, Massachusetts general store A.L. Avery & Son, owned and operated by five generations of the Avery family.
Overview: This collection consists of records maintained by brothers Albert Smith (1763-1823) and Thomas Smith (born 1775), merchants and shipmasters in Hanover, Massachusetts, related to voyages of cargo ships, from 1773 to 1814. The collection also contains legal documents, mainly related to Albert Smith's service as a justice of the peace, and personal and professional correspondence.
Overview: The Albert M. Knight papers are letters written by an American businessman in China to his fiancée, 1863-1872.
Overview: The collection consists of records of orders and transfers made, chiefly for kalburnie ginghams, for Lancaster Mills of Clinton, Massachusetts.
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.
Overview: The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.
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.
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.