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Boston (Mass.)--Commerce.

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Bigelow, Kennard & Co. records

Collection Identifier: Mss:773 1830-1925
Overview: Jewelry firm, Boston, Mass., established in 1830, known successively as John Bigelow and Company, Bigelow and Brothers, and Bigelow Brothers and Kennard. Incorporated as Bigelow, Kennard and Company in 1912.

Henry W. Peabody & Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1867-1957 P352
Overview: Ledgers, journals, miscellaneous accounts, and scattered letters, 1867-1957, of the Boston, Mass. based import-export firm founded by Henry W. Peabody.

James Hunnewell business papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:733 1823-1869 H
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, account books, and other papers of a Boston merchant engaged in trade in Hawaii and other Pacific islands. Although the bulk of the collection relates to James Hunnewell, there are business papers of James F. Hunnewell, Charles Brewer, and Henry A. Peirce. There are letters from a number of missionaries, including a few native ones. There are extensive ship papers and a dozen logbooks; ships represented by the most material include the Eliza Warwick, John Gilpin, Polynesia,...

Phelps and Rand records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1800-1825 P538
Scope and Contents: Waste books, journals, ledgers, cash books, invoices, sales, and letters of a firm of commission merchants of Boston, Mass.

Records of Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1739-1887
Overview: Incuded in this aggregate record are eleven (11) unique collections related to Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade, 1818-1887.

Records of custom houses, toll collectors, and the U.S. Treasury Department

Collection Identifier: Mss:922 1789-1870
Overview: Artificial collection containing records of customs houses, toll collectors and the U.S. Treasury Department, 1789-1870.