Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Overview: Account books and records of shipbuilders located in New England and New York, 1754-1923.
Scope and Contents: A remarkably complete collection of the records of Allen-Lane and of the individual mills controlled by Allen-Lane. There are administrative records, general accounts, purchase and receiving records, sales and shipping records, letters, and unbound papers. Some of the personal papers of Jonathan A. Lane and Benjamin C. Lane are included; the latter was active in the United Improvement Association, and some of its records are in the collection.
Overview: Records of a firm of ship riggers in Portland, Maine, 1822-1868
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.
Overview: Records of Lyndon, Vermont lumber business and mill owner Dudley P. Hall, 1841-1914.
Scope and Contents: Journals, ledgers, account of stock, catalogue and price lists, and some small paper-covered books containing notes on experiments and soap recipes.
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, directors' records, and records of incorporation, liquidation, production, and annual meetings of a textile factory in Somersworth, N.H. Includes correspondence of John A. Burleigh, clerk at the mill, and letters received by George H. Kuhn, Patrick Tracy Jackson, John T. Morse, John Clark, and Robert Hooper, treasurers.
Scope and Contents: A fragmentary collection of account books, cashbooks, invoices, time books, and sales books of a company in Westbrook, Maine which produced dress silks and satins. Some of the accounts are of J. P. Jordan, selling agent of the company.
Scope and Contents: Account books, including daybook, ledgers, cashbooks, and notebooks of a lumber dealer in Bath, New Hampshire.
Scope and Contents: Letter books (1891-1904), scrapbook of advertising forthe $3 shoe (1883-1887), minutes of James Means Company (1900-1904), manuscripts, and letters. Includes scrapbook of James H. Means, James Means's father, and materials collected by his son, James Howard Means, for the publication of his book "James Means and the Problem of Manflight during the Period 1882-1920." There is one letter from the Wright brothers (1903) and two from Orville Wright (1921, 1942).