Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: Samuel Slater (1768-1835) and his partners established the first cotton mill in the United States in 1791 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Later, Samuel Slater, his brother, and their children established a series of cotton and woolen mills in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The collection includes general accounting records, production records, and letters representing Slater family interests, mainly in textile manufacturing.
Overview: Smith & Winchester Manufacturing Co. was a papermaking machinery manufacturer based in South Windham, Connecticut. The collection includes records, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the financial, manufacturing, administrative, corporate, and commercial history of the company, its predecessors, and firms it acquired.
Overview: The Stetson family of Bangor, Maine, were general merchants, shippers, dealers in lumber, agents for timber land, and bankers.
Overview: Records of the Suffolk Bank of Boston, Mass., 1818-1904.
Overview: Records of merchant and shipowner Thatcher Magoun and his son Thatcher Magoun, Jr., of Boston and Medford, Mass., relating to their involvement in international trade and shipping, 1816-1885.
Overview: Financial records, administrative material, letter books and photographs of the Massachusetts logging company Turners Falls Lumber Company, 1872-1908.
Overview: Records of the Massachusetts based chocolate manufacturer Walter Baker & Company.
Overview: Records of watch manufacturer Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass., founded in 1850.
Overview: Records of Wilder and Estabrook of Boston, Mass., a firm that imported and sold tobacco and cigars from Cuba and also manufactured cigars domestically, 1852-1879. Also includes personal papers of Charles W. Wilder relating to other business ventures.