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Mss: 899 1780-1936 G226

Gardner Family. Gardner Family Business Records, 1780-1936 (inclusive), 1857-1934 (bulk): Finding Aid

Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss: 899 1780-1936 G226
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: Gardner Family
Title: Gardner Family business records
Date(s): 1780-1936 (inclusive)
Date(s): 1857-1934 (bulk)
Quantity: 25.2 linear feet (33 volumes, 1 box)
Language of materials: English

Provenance:

Gifts of George P. Gardner, 1942, and John L. Gardner, 1962.

Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of trust accounts relating to the interests of the Gardner family of Boston, Massachusetts. Real estate interests include Rocque Island (Maine) and Albion Estate Association. Earlier records include an account book of Gardner & Coolidge, cotton brokers (1854-1858); correspondence (1792-1824) of Samuel Pickering Gardner, concerning, among other topics, J. and T.H. Perkins & Co. and the lumber business in New Hampshire; estate papers of Captain John Gardner (ca. 1780); accounts of a Payson family trust (1857-1876); and correspondence of George A. Gardner (1864-1881) regarding foreign and domestic investments.

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