Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Account books and records of shipbuilders located in New England and New York, 1754-1923.
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.
Records of a firm of ship riggers in Portland, Maine, 1822-1868
Records of an automobile agency in Plymouth, Mass., operated by George R. Briggs, selling Dodge, Nash, Packard, Ajax, and Austin automobiles at various times.
Records of Lyndon, Vermont lumber business and mill owner Dudley P. Hall, 1841-1914.
Journals, ledgers, account of stock, catalogue and price lists, and some small paper-covered books containing notes on experiments and soap recipes.
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.
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.
Account books, including daybook, ledgers, cashbooks, and notebooks of a lumber dealer in Bath, New Hampshire.
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).
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.
Records of Lyman Mills, a Holyoke, Mass., manufacturer of cotton textiles, 1833-1936.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Records of Lowell, Mass. cotton manufacture Tremont & Suffolk Mills.
Financial records, administrative material, letter books and photographs of the Massachusetts logging company Turners Falls Lumber Company, 1872-1908.
Records of watch manufacturer Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass., founded in 1850.
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.