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Mss:5474 1850-1919 M162

George T. McLauthlin Company. George T. McLauthlin Company Records, 1850-1919: 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:5474 1850-1919 M162
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: George T. McLauthlin Company records
Date(s): 1850-1919
Quantity: 11.5 linear feet (90 volumes, 1 box, 1 carton)
Language of materials: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of George T. McLauthlin Company, June 1977.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research. Materials are stored offsite. Please contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Biographical / Historical

Machinery manufacturer, specializing in worm-geared machines for elevators. Originally in Plymouth, Mass., 1850-1854, then in East Boston, Mass. until 1865. In that year the firm moved to Boston and was housed in a cast-iron facade building at 120 Fulton Street. In 1977 the firm moved to Cambridge, Mass.

Scope and Contents

Ledgers, journals, cashbooks, shop books, sales records, and miscellany of a firm making various kinds of machinery, especially worm-geared machines for elevators. Also found in the collection are minutes of the Haverhill Brick Company, 1874; of J. C. Hoadley Company, of Lawrence, 1873-1879; and of Keith Wire-Lock Stitch Association and Metallic Seam Company, 1872-1874. There are also accounts of a painter and dealer in paints, 1867.

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Additional Index Terms

Transportation equipment industry.