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Mss:501 1811-1865 P728

Plimpton Family. Plimpton Family Business Records, 1811-1865: 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:501 1811-1865 P728
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: Plimpton family
Title: Plimpton family business records
Date(s): 1811-1865
Quantity: 6 linear feet (34 volumes, 5 boxes, 1 carton)
Language of materials: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Plimpton and Mrs. George Plimpton, 1940-1950.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: Plimpton Family Business Records. Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Scope and Contents

General account books, letter books, and unbound papers of an iron foundry, C. G. and H. M. Plimpton of Walpole, Mass., which specialized in axles, wagon springs, and hoes. Some of the daybooks contain grocery accounts. Two earlier volumes are an account book, 1811-1826, of a foundry operated by Henry Plimpton and a journal, 1845-1847, of Henry Plimpton and Son, makers of satinet.

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