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Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

A.L. Avery & Son business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1864-1940 A954

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

Benjamin Newton business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1843-1864

The business records of China trader Captain Benjamin Newton includes financial records and correspondence detailing his business dealings, 1836-1864.

Bryant & Sturgis (Boston, Mass.) records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1811-1872 B915
Scope and Content Note::

The collection includes waste books, journals, ledgers, and letter books (including one of John Perkins Cushing). There are statements of account of William Sturgis, 1827-1861 (with gaps); a journal (diary) of Charles H. Hammatt, Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, 1823-1825.

Charles Hayward Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1860-1954 H427

Complete series of cash books, blotters, and ledgers of a firm of wholesale grocers.

Comstock family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1833-1876

Records of a family of American merchants engaged in international trade, 1833-1890

Wilbur B. England papers

Collection Identifier: Arch GA 23
Scope and Contents:

Collection consists of course materials, cases, reports, administrative and curriculum files, special programs and seminars, and subject files kept by Professor Wilbur B. England.

Forbes family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1803-1942 F693

Business records of the Forbes family of Milton, Mass., commission merchants engaged in the China trade during the nineteenth century. Records include correspondence, financial material, and business papers relating to the China trade.

George U. Sands business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1866-1879

The business records of George U. Sands consist of correspondence, financial material, and diaries while living and working in Hong Kong, 1866-1880.

Greenleaf and Hubbard business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1850-1860 G814

Records of a cotton commission firm of New Orleans, mainly correspondence with treasurers of New England cotton mills.

Henry W. Peabody & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1867-1957 P352

Ledgers, journals, miscellaneous accounts, and scattered letters, 1867-1957, of the Boston, Mass. based import-export firm founded by Henry W. Peabody.

John C. Phillips business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1859-1885 P561

Business records kept by Boston, Mass. shipping merchant John C. Phillips while he was in the employ of R.C. Mackay & Son and later head of John C. Phillips & Company. Phillips engaged in trade with India, China, South America and the West Indies.

John Jacob Astor business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1784-1892

Correspondence, account books and other records documenting the business activities of merchant, fur trader, and investor John Jacob Astor (1763-1848).

Lambert and Brothers records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1810-1829 L222
Scope and Contents:

Daybooks, account current, ledgers, and cash books kept by New York City commission merchants Lambert & Brothers from 1810 to 1829. There is also a letter book kept from 1822 to 1829 with correspondence related to business transaction related to the purchase of cotton from Southern states. Lambert & Brothers formed in 1822 when David Rogers Lambert brought on his brothers Samuel Fitch and John James Lambert as partners. Prior to 1822 the firm was entitled DRL & Co.

Loring family business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1834-1925 L873

Letter books, accounts of investments, and business records of Elisha T. Loring, his estate, and records of family business interests in Loring Brothers & Company.

Papers relating to R. H. Macy and Company

Collection Identifier: Mss:776 1858-1965 M177

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.

P.T. Berry and Son records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1841-1878 B592
Scope and Contents: The records of P. T. Berry and Son document the day-to-day financial activities of a wholesale general merchandise business in Georgetown, District of Columbia from 1841 to 1878. Included are letters sent and received, promissory notes, bills, receipts, authorizations, deeds, vouchers, accounts, drafts, freight bills, accounts of sales, bills of lading, statements, orders, bank deposit books, drafts, insurance, telegrams, charter party, day books, journals, ledgers, and a cash book. There...

Records of general stores in Maine

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1776-1873

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

Records of general stores in Massachusetts

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1685-1975

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

Records of general stores in New Hampshire and Vermont

Collection Identifier: Mss:77 1695-1886

Records of general stores in New Hampshire and Vermont, 1824-1886.

Ropes family papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1789-1875 R785

Correspondence, papers, diaries, and financial records kept by the Ropes family members of Salem, Massachusetts, 1785-circa 1960.

Sidney Ariel Ensign business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:641 1851-1893 E59
Scope and Contents: Ledger, journals and a cash book of a real estate business owned and operated by Sidney Ariel Ensign on Hartford, Connecticut. Earlier, Mr. Ensign had been involved in the retail shoe business and there is an inventory. There is a one volume inventory kept from 1851-1895 and later from 1885-1895 used as a scrap book for real estate memoranda. The records, 1858-1893 contains entries for boots and shoes, merchandise and sundries for customers in Connecticut and Massachusetts up to 1863. After...

Tremont and Suffolk Mills records

Collection Identifier: Mss:442 1831-1936

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

Wilder and Estabrook records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1852-1879

Records of Wilder and Estabrook of Boston, Mass., a firm that imported and sold tobacco and cigars from Cuba and also manufactured cigars domestically, 1852-1879. Also includes personal papers of Charles W. Wilder relating to other business ventures.