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Mss:55 1754-1923

Account Books and Records of Shipbuilders, New England and New York, 1754-1923: A Finding Aid

Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University


Harvard Business School, Boston MA 02163.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:55 1754-1923
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: Account books and records of shipbuilders, New England and New York
Date(s): 1754-1923
Quantity: 1 linear feet (7 volumes, 1 box)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Account books and records of shipbuilders located in New England and New York, 1754-1923.


Gift and purchase from various sources, 1931-1938.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Alternative Form Available:

The ledger of Eliphalit Griffin, 1754-1771, is available on microfilm (1 reel, 35 mm.) for use in the Historical Collections Reading Room, Baker Library. Order no. 65-1262.

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

Shipbuilding--New York (State).
Steamboats--New York (State).
Grocery trade--Massachusetts.
Transportation equipment industry.
Manufactures--New York (State)--New York.
Account books.
Groton (Conn.)--Commerce--China--Beijing
Beijing (China)--Commerce--Connecticut--Groton
Newbury (Mass.)
Medford (Mass.).
Cushing, Pyam
Gillis, I.V.
Griffin, Eliphalet
Fletcher, W.
Fletcher, A.
Holmes, Edward.
Holmes, Joseph.
Loring, Judah.
Electric Boat Company.
Fletcher, Harrison and Company.