Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents: Records of predecessor firms include records, 1868-1899, of the Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company, Worcester, Mass., comprising about half of the total collection. The material on this company includes stock certificate stubs, stock ledger, directors' records, 1868-1886, bill books, letter books, 1890-1902, miscellaneous volumes and three boxes of folders. There is considerable material on the patent suits of the 1880's and 1890's, and the consolidation of the company into one of the...
Overview: Records of a firm of ship riggers in Portland, Maine, 1822-1868
Scope and Contents: Included are thirteen ledgers kept by the Marlboro leather shoe and boot manufacturer J.A. Frye Company from 1867-1903. The ledgers contain payment records of women shoe workers, a complete run of piecework accounts with individual workers, running balances of the company, accounts with suppliers, and accounts with shoe retailers. Perhaps as much as one third of the Frye workforce was made up of women. The ledgers of the 1860s and early 1870s separate accounts with cutters, lasters, and...
Overview: Cotton manufacturing firm of Lowell, Mass., established in 1831 by proprietors of the other Lowell mills in connection with the Boston merchants Abbott and Amos Lawrence. The collection includes general account books, production records, sales records, payrolls, and letters.
Overview: Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.
Overview: Clothing manufacturer and labor arbitrator. Correspondence and other papers, relating to Copelof's personal and business affairs, and to his career in labor arbitration, chiefly as Commissioner of Conciliation in the U.S. Dept. of Labor, 1940-1947, and as arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association; and records of arbitration proceedings in which Copelof was involved. Correspondents include J.R. Steelman, head of the Conciliation Division of the Dept. of Labor.
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: A large collection of black and white gelatin silver prints depicting the United States Steel Corporation's steel plants, works, personnel, machinery, mining operations, buildings, warehouses and production of the numerous products manufactured by the company, circa 1940-1960.
Overview: Records of watch manufacturer Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass., founded in 1850.