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Mss:596 1845-1918

Records of Parker Mills and Tremont Nail Company, 1845-1918: A Finding Aid

Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:596 1845-1918
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: Tremont Nail Company.
Title: Records of Parker Mills and Tremont Nail Company
Date(s): 1845-1918
Quantity: 13 linear feet (79 volumes, 4 cartons)
Language of materials: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from Tremont Nail Company, March 1975

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: Records of Parker Mills and Tremont Nail Company. Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Biographical / Historical

Manufacturer of nails and similar hardware, Wareham, Mass. Established in 1819. In 1882 Parker Mills were taken over by the Bridgewater Iron Company which failed in 1886. The mills were then acquired by the Tremont Nail Company of Wareham.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, journals, ledgers, cashbooks, production records, payrolls, timebooks, and bills, 1845-1886, of Parker Mills; and some records, 1886-1918, of Tremont Nail Company, successor to the firm; together with some records of Bridgewater Iron Company, Bridgewater, Mass.; and records, 1851-1855, of C. C. Sprague, also engaged in nail manufacturing.

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Additional Index Terms

Metal products.

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