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Mss:766 1866-1879

Sands, George U., d. 1878. George U. Sands Business Records, 1866-1880: A Finding Aid

Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:766 1866-1879
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: George U. Sands business records
Date(s): 1866-1880
Quantity: 2 linear feet (16 volumes, 2 boxes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: The business records of George U. Sands consist of correspondence, financial material, and diaries while living and working in Hong Kong, 1866-1880.

Provenance:

Purchase, May 1959

Processing Information:

Processed: November 2011
By: Benjamin Johnson

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: George U. Sands Business Records. Baker Library Historical Collections. Harvard Business School.

Series Outline

The collection is arranged in the following series:

Scope and Content Note:

The business records of George U. Sands consist of account books, letter books, diaries, financial material related to Sands' management of the Patent Slip and Dock Company, the Novelty Iron Works, and the Hong Kong, Canton and Macao Steamboat Company. Sands lived in Hong Kong and died there in 1878.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Export marketing--China--Hong Kong.
Foreign marketing.
Marketing.
Account books.
Diaries.
Letters.
Hong Kong (China)--Commerce.
Hong Kong, Canton and Macao Steamship Company.
Novelty Iron Works.
Patent Slip and Dock Company.

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