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Account books

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books in which financial accounts are kept.

Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:

Leffingwell family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 320
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, legal and financial records and memorabilia by and about the descendants of Lieutenant Thomas Leffingwell, one of the founders of Norwich, Connecticut. The major groups of papers are those of Christopher Leffingwell (1734-1810), a merchant in Norwich and William Leffingwell (1765-1834), a stockbroker in New York and later a resident of New Haven. These groups contain papers on legal, financial and business transactions. Family correspondence during the Revolutionary War...
Dates: 1688-1954

Charles Herman Liebert papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 324
Overview: The papers consist of ten pocket account books recording Liebert's personal accounts during his long residence in New York City, where he worked for the Singer Manufacturing Company.
Dates: 1886-1927

Livingston family papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 680
Overview: The Livingston Family Papers spans the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries, and represents six generations of descendants of John Livingston (1750-1822) of Oak Hill and their relatives by marriage in the Curran, Mulford, Hopkins, and Rogers families. The correspondence, legal and land records, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, graphics, ephemera, and printed material chronicle the families' business and social lives, travels, interests, and investments. Also documented are their...
Dates: 1702-2003, bulk 1850-2003

Loomis-Wilder Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496A
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drawings, legal and financial papers, published writings, unpublished manuscripts, and memorabilia of the Loomis and Wilder families of Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia. The papers relate principally to Eben Jenks Loomis, astronomer, poet, and nature writer, and to his immediate family, and to his wife, Mary Alden Wilder Loomis and her immediate family, including papers of John Augustus Wilder, Civil War officer and lawyer for the U.S. Army. The Eben...
Dates: 1790-1912

Lyman Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 337
Overview: The principal figure in these papers is Joseph Bardwell Lyman, a lawyer and journalist. The papers include his correspondence, diaries, business papers, account books, court books, and articles written between 1858-1865. His student career is documented with papers written while at Yale College (1845-1850) and at the University of Louisiana Law School. As a distant relative of the Dickinson family of Amherst, Massachusetts, he corresponded with Emily Dickinson, her brother, Austin, and her...
Dates: 1803-1886

Lyon Family Business Papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1960
Overview: Account books, journals, and waste books kept by multiple members of the Lyon family and relating to personal and professional financial or business matters in New Haven, Connecticut, 1714-1830. Among those identified as using the volumes are William Lyon (1716-1767), William Lyon (1748-1830) and business partner Jeremiah Atwater, Nathaniel Lyon (1762-1836), and William Lyon (1772-1841). Volumes dating between 1788 and 1795 document William Lyon (1748-1830) and Jeremiah Atwater's woolen...
Dates: 1714-1830

Macdonald family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 950
Overview: Principal figures in the papers are James Macdonald, his wife, Eliza Harris Miller Macdonald, and two of their six children: James Allen and Eliza. Included in the papers are family correspondence, household and travel bills and receipts, as well as the business papers of the Sanford Hall Institution, a private mental hospital operated by the family. The bulk of the papers consists of personal letters to Eliza Harris Miller Macdonald and records of the Sanford Hall Institution (1845-1915).
Dates: 1808-1922

Makepeace family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 977
Overview: Account books and autograph albums kept by various members of the Makepeace family of Connecticut. One, kept by Orlando Porter, relates to the clock manufacturing company of Samuel Harrison and Company. Another, kept by Ward Peck betweeen 1818 and 1842, records his farming activities in Waterbury. The four autograph albums (1827-1885) contain the signatures of such notables as John Burroughs, Leonard Bacon, Timothy Dwight, James A. Garfield, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Wendell Phillips, Henry Ward...
Dates: 1773-1925

Charles Gould Morris family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 622
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, family papers, financial records, scrapbooks, daguerrotypes, and other material documenting the professional career of Charles Gould Morris and the personal lives of several family members. Morris's political career, his dairy business activities, and his municipal and civic concerns in Connecticut are documented. The letters and papers of family members involved in the settlement of the American frontier and in the Civil War are included, as are...
Dates: 1742-1961

William Inglis Morse collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1192
Overview: The collection consists of autograph letters, business papers, and legal papers, in French and English, almost all to or by Canadians. The papers also contain an account book of Morse's transactions with the Yale Art Library and correspondence relating to the Howe family of Nova Scotia, chiefly Joseph Howe's duel with John Croke Halliburton.
Dates: 1710-1947

Nevins and Townsend papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1179
Overview: Letterbooks (1833-1847), ledgers, and other account books (1817-1848) of Nevins and Townsend, a brokerage firm in New York City.
Dates: 1816-1858

North Star Mining Company and associated records

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1322
Overview: The records document quartz mining in Nevada County, California. The collection consists of the corporate records of the North Star Mining Company, Gold Hill Mining Company, and other Grass Valley companies. The collection contains deeds and maps of the area, as well as printed material on Grass Valley and mining.
A smaller quantity of material documents mining in other areas and may have been the property of James D. Hague, one of the largest Grass Valley investors.
Dates: 1853-1959

Daniel Washington Norton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 376
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and other records of Loomis and Norton, a paper manufacturing firm in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The papers also contain records of several textile and mining companies and those of Connecticut Canal Railroad and other companies. A small amount of personal correspondence and account books are also found in the papers.
Dates: 1813-1878, bulk 1830-1878

Old Colony & Fall River Railroad company records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 378
Overview: The records date largely from the merger period and include correspondence, reports, financial and legal papers, diagrams relating to the railroads and miscellaneous printed matter such as passes, tickets and clippings. Included in the correspondence are several family letters of Alexander Holmes, president of the company. Other correspondents are Julia Ward Howe, George Stillman Hillard and Samuel Hill. Of the two account books, one lists the shareholders and the other tabulates revenues for...
Dates: 1836-1893

Shadrach Osborn papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1035
Overview: Correspondence and financial papers of Shadrach Osborn, a general merchant of Southbury, Connecticut, who was also active as a commissary during the Revolutionary War. Also included are the records of his business associate, Truman Hinman and his son, Erastus Osborn, who was sheriff of New Haven County. An account book for purchases from wholesale suppliers covers the period 1783-1792. The three letters in the papers are from Erastus Osborn. One dated 1812 describes a town-gown riot in New...
Dates: 1765-1838

Stephen Dickerman Pardee family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1426
Overview: The papers consist of family letters, business letters, and business and personal accounts of the Pardee family. The principal figures in the collection are Stephen Dickerman Pardee and his son John S. Pardee, who served in the U.S. Navy.
Dates: 1852-1876

Parker Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 685
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, poems, estate papers, notebooks, account books, logbooks, legal books, and miscellaneous papers of the Lay, Parker, Pratt, Shaler, Smith, Stark, Tyler, and Williams families of eastern Connecticut.
Dates: 1747-1930, bulk 1789-1866

Henry Perlee Parker collection

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 20
Overview: The collection includes two albums containing Parker's own record of the sale of his paintings and prints from his paintings.
Dates: 1822-1970

Peck family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1031
Overview: Papers of several branches of the Peck family in Connecticut. Half of the collection is made up of the papers of the Ambrose Peck family (1691-1911) including correspondence, diaries, account books, legal papers, photographs, and memorabilia. Noteworthy are letters on the Battle of Bunker Hill and the War of 1812, as well as diaries by Abby Ann Hyde Peck from her school days, 1824-1832, and her old age, 1874-1883. Another member of the family represented is Tracy Peck (1785-1862) an important...
Dates: 1691-1911

Walter Edwin Peck papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 390
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of research materials and a Ph.D. thesis on Percy Bysshe Shelley together with typescript and galley-proofs of books about Shelley written by Walter Edwin Peck and published in 1926 and 1927. Among the small amount of personal papers are a diary for 1907, photographs, correspondence and memorabilia. Two account books from Ashtabula, Ohio (1830-1847) are also included.
Dates: 1830-1930