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Manufactures.

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Allen-Lane Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1853-1941
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.

Boyd and Hanson records

Collection Identifier: Mss:557 1822-1868 B789
Overview:

Records of a firm of ship riggers in Portland, Maine, 1822-1868

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.

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.

E. Davis & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:624 1820-1860 D261
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.

Great Falls Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:44 1823-1933 G786
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.

Haskell Silk Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:444 1874-1918 H351
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.

Holt, Deming and Johnson records

Collection Identifier: Mss:470 1844-1860 H758
Scope and Contents:

Account books, including daybook, ledgers, cashbooks, and notebooks of a lumber dealer in Bath, New Hampshire.

James Means papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:641 1869-1965
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).

J.J. White Paper Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:495 c.1929-1945 W585
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, orders, and bills (sampled), of a firm which produced waterproof paper for use in building, packing of perishable products, and bleaching. The firm was founded ca. 1919 and located in Canton, Mass. In 1963 it was sold to Phoenix Building Products of Philadelphia. The collection contains three cartons of J.J. White Company correspondence. The letters date mostly from 1940 and contain the secretarial signature "/C" in the lower left hand corner. This likely...

Lawrence Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:422 1831-1926 L419
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.

Lyman Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1854-1927 L986
Overview:

Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.

Osgood Bradley Car Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:542 1843-1890 B811
Scope and Contents:

Scattered early records of a firm in Worcester, Mass., which turned from carriage making to railroad cars. Includes a book of orders (1843-1874), record of cash paid (1861-1862), list of patterns, and stock inventory (1865-1890). The firm had already given up carriage making by the time these records start.

Peace Dale Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:446 1742-1919
Overview:

The records of the Peace Dale Manufacturing Company, a large textile empire located in Peace Dale, Rhode Island owned and operated by five generations of the Hazard family.

Portland Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:514 1846-1902 P852
Scope and Contents:

Ledgers, cash books, and production records of a manufacturer of boilers and machine tools located in Portland, Maine. During the period covered by these records the firm made a number of locomotives. The ledgers and cashbooks cover the whole period, while the production records start in 1883. Fred Morse (brother of naturalist Edward Sylvester Morse) worked at the Portland Company throughout his life and became company head around the 1870s.

Robert Pomeroy Oil Factory sales book

Collection Identifier: Mss:624 1860-1865 P785
Scope and Contents:

Sales book of an oil factory in Toronto, Ontario. The record gives the name of purchaser, date of sale, kind of oil, quantity purchased, price, terms of payment, and profit.

Salem Iron Factory Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:5 1797-1832 S163
Overview:

Records of the Salem Iron Factory Company, 1797-1832, consisting of waste-books, account books, a cash book, memorandum book, and correspondence, used by the company between 1797 and 1799. The bulk of the second waste-book pertains to the administration of Nathan Read's estate and business activities in Belfast, Maine, between 1824 and 1832.

Sawyer Woolen Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:446 1858-1902 S271
Scope and Contents:

Incomplete records of a family woolen firm in Dover, New Hampshire, which began as F. A. and J. Sawyer, became Sawyer's Mills, Sawyer Woolen Mills, and Sawyer Woolen Company. There are daybooks, cash books, production and sales records, and unbound papers, the last-mentioned for the 1894-1900 period. F. A. and J. Sawyer were selling agents. The business was taken over by the American Woolen Company in 1899.

Scovill Manufacturing Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:59 ca. 1790-1956 S432
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, daybooks, inventory books, payrolls, invoices, sales records, and order books. Letter books cover the Chicago and New York City stores as well as the Waterbury, Conn., office. Includes correspondence with the Welsbach Company, a customer, 1898-1913. Also includes World War I office files; employment office records and advertising material from the post-World War I period; maps, plans, and photos; recordings of World War II events; and research reports.Includes a...

Tremont and Suffolk Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1831-1936
Overview:

Records of Lowell, Mass. cotton manufacture Tremont & Suffolk Mills.

Turners Falls Lumber Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss: 47 1872 (1867)-1908
Overview:

Financial records, administrative material, letter books and photographs of the Massachusetts logging company Turners Falls Lumber Company, 1872-1908.

Waltham Watch Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:598 1854-1929
Overview:

Records of watch manufacturer Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass., founded in 1850.

Western Electric Company Hawthorne Studies collection

Collection Identifier: Mss:583 1924-1961 W526
Overview:

Reports, research papers, and interviews, relating to studies in industrial and employee relations carried out at Western Electric Company’s Hawthorne Works near Chicago, Illinois.