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Mss:77 1762-1852

Records of General Stores in Connecticut and Rhode Island, 1762-1852: A Finding Aid

Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:77 1762-1852
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: Records of general stores in Connecticut and Rhode Island
Date(s): 1762-1852
Quantity: 2 linear feet (17 volumes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Multiple collections or records of general stores in Connecticut and Rhode Island, 1762-1852.

Provenance:

Gift and purchase from various sources, 1930-1972

Preferred Citation:

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

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. Each one of the entries listed below is a unique collection.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Marketing.
Retail trade--Rhode Island.
Retail trade--Connecticut.
General Stores--Rhode Island.
General stores--Connecticut.
Hotels--Connecticut.
Textile machinery.
Farms--Rhode Island.
Metal products.
Bars (Drinking establishments)--Connecticut.
Account books.
Ledgers.
Almy, Brown & Slater.
Curtiss and Graniss.
Armsby, Joseph.
Manchester, Bayes.
Robinson, Sylvester.
Sweetland, Nathan.
Warren, Samuel.

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