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Mss:252 1774-1922

Account Books and Other Material Relating to the Whaling Industry Chiefly From New Bedford and Nantucket, Mass., 1774-1922: A Finding Aid

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:252 1774-1922
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: Account books and other material relating to the whaling industry chiefly from New Bedford and Nantucket, Mass.
Date(s): 1774-1922
Quantity: 3 Linear Feet (28 volumes, 1 box)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Multiple collections of account books and other material relating to the whaling industry chiefly from New Bedford and Nantucket, Mass., 1774-1922

Processing Information:

Processed: August 2014
By: Benjamin Johnson

Conditions Governing Access:

Please contact the Historical Collections Reference Staff for proper citation instructions for materials in this finding aid.

Alternative Form Available:

Ship Reindeer and Ship William Wirt are included in the following web resource: Women, Enterprise & Society
Much of the material in this collection is available on microfilm (3 reels, 35mm.) on reels 729 and 731 of the microfilm collection American Whalers and Traders in the Pacific, published by the Pacific Manuscripts Bureau of Australian National University, for use in the Historical Collections Reading Room, Baker Library. Order no. 98-1754, reels 14 and 15.

Historical Note:

This artificial collection of records pertaining to estate, real estate, and private investment management was created as part of a grant project to load as many collections into HOLLIS. In an effort to make these individual collections more discoverable this guide was created with descriptions taken from Manuscripts in Baker Library (4th ed., 1978) and local finding aids housed in the Historical Collections reading room.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Whaling--Massachusetts.
Whaling ships.
Whaling--Rhode Island.
Whaling--Pacific Ocean.
Ship chandlers--Massachusetts.
Account books.
Catalogs.
Diaries.
Letters.
George Washington (Ship).
American (Ship).
Mariner (Ship).
George Howland (Ship).
Corinthian (Ship).
Vernon (Bark).
Reindeer (Ship).
Erie (Ship).
William Wirt (Ship).
Leonidas (Brig).
Daniel Webster (Ship).
Jireh Swift (Bark).
Camilla (Bark).
George (Ship).
Pacific (Bark).
Hercules (Bark).
Nassau (Ship).
Josephine (Ship).
Eagle (Ship).
William Thompson (Ship).
E. Corning (Barque).
Milton (Ship).
Callao (Bark).
Addison (Bark).
Lottie Beard (Schooner).
President (Bark).
Ganges (Ship).
Swift & Perry.
Taber, Reed and Gardner.
King, Wm. A. (William A.)
Alden, John Norman.
Aldrich, Albert J.
Allen, Isaac.
Ashley, Edward R.
Ashley, Edward R., Mrs.
Brown, Frank E.
Brown, Roswell.
Bellows, Dexter.
Coffin, William B.
Cromwill, Samuel.
Craw, H. T.
Cushman, Aaron.
Dias, Joseph.
Earle, William.
Enos, Joseph T.
Fisher, Owen.
Fuller, W. C.
Gardner, Benjamin A.
Harris, William B.
Howland, F. S.
Howland, Matthew.
Howland, Captain.
Holley, Captain.
Jones, Robert.
Kelley, Benjamin.
Lee, Ferdinand.
Little, Luther.
McCullough, John T.
Pomeroy, G. P.
Potter, S. B.
Rodman, Samuel W.
Rotch, William I.
Sanborn, M. W.
Sinclair, J. G.
Stivers, J. R.
Swain, John.
Taber, Joseph.
Weeks, Seth.
Wight, David.
Wilson, T.

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