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Retail trade.

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

A.L. Avery & Son business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1864-1940 A954
Overview:

Business records of the Charlemont, Massachusetts general store A.L. Avery & Son, owned and operated by five generations of the Avery family.

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.

Daniel W. Lord business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1821-1873 L866
Scope and Contents: Letters, accounts of ships and account books of a general store kept by Lord in Kennebunkport. The shipping records concern the brig Union, ship Commodore Preble, barque Commodore Morris, and ship Mary Lord. Daniel W. Lord dealt in such commodities as rice, beans, flour, sugar, molasses, rum, coffee, tobacco, hay, salt, brick, shoes, copper, wool, quicksilver, wine, and olives. In addition to the numerous American ports he visited, his ships touched at such European ports as Liverpool,...

Guy C. Haynes business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:7211 1816-1831 H424
Scope and Contents:

Daybook of a livery stable (1829-1831) and two daybooks for a grocery store in Charlestown, Massachusetts (1816-1823).

Kahn's Department Store photographs and ephemera

Collection Identifier: Vis 22
Overview:

Photographs, ephemera, brochures and artwork collected and prepared by J. Ullman Stewart, director of display department at Kahn's Department Store of Oakland, California, 1926-1954.

Louis E. Kirstein business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1909-1942
Scope and Contents: The office files of Louis Kirstein, Vice-president of Filene's of Boston, Massachusetts, (1911-1942), contain material throughout on the professional role of his secretary; correspondence with women working for charities; material on women working at Filene's; and personal correspondence with his sister, wife, and daughters. Although there are some papers relating to Filene's store, the focus is on business interests of Kirstein, his philanthropic and community activities, the Associated...

Material relating to Gimbel Brothers, Inc. and Saks Fifth Avenue

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1939-1960 G491
Scope and Contents:

Material concerning two New York department stores collected by Louis Broido, New York City lawyer. Includes land use study, labor contracts, financial statements, and pension study.

McCrillis family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1845-1923 M138
Overview:

Account books, including a complete series of daybooks, an almost complete series of ledgers, cash books, supply and stock records of a family in Dexter, Maine., which operated a store, engaged in the wholesale feed business, and shipped produce, especially potatoes

Papers relating to R. H. Macy and Company

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1858-1965 M177
Overview:

The papers relating to R.H. Macy and Company are chiefly source material gathered and used by Harvard Business School professor Ralph M. Hower for his study of Macy’s department store of New York.

Peirce family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1798-1852 P616
Scope and Contents: Chiefly records of a general store in Freetown, Mass. operated by Job and Ebenezer Peirce. The collection consists of ten daybooks and four ledgers. Unfortunately the books for the years 1830-1847 are missing. The accounts show that the business interests of the Peirce family were exceedingly diverse. The Peirces not only conducted a general store which supplied every variety of consumers' needs but, in order to supply the many commodities sold in their general store, they entered into West...

Records of general stores in Maine

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1776-1873
Overview:

Multiple collections or records of general stores of Maine, 1811-1873.

Records of general stores in Massachusetts

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1685-1975
Overview:

Multiple collections containing records of general stores in Massachusetts, 1804-1875.