Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:
Alfred Augustus Reed papers
Call Number: MS 411
Overview: Correspondence and account books relating to Reed's activities in Batavia, Netherlands East Indies, as a representative of Paine, Stricker & Company of Amsterdam, a trading company. Correspondents include his wife, Caroline Suzette van Son Reed (1825-1861); the Band, Cramerus, Hasselman, van Alphen, and van Braam families, to which he was related by marriage; and Cramerus & Company, Amsterdam. Includes material relating to service and charitable projects in which Reed participated.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Alfred Augustus Reed papers
Samuel B. Reed papers
Call Number: MS 409
Overview: Correspondence, financial records, diaries, papers, and miscellanea relating to Samuel B. Reed's career as an engineer and surveyor for various railroad lines in Canada and the United States. Personal correspondence with Jane Ann Earl Reed and Lucy Adeline Hurd Van Horne also discuss railroad matters.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Samuel B. Reed papers
Richard H. Rickard papers
Call Number: MS 416
Overview: Correspondence, financial papers, maps, and photographs of Richard H. Rickard, a mining agent and broker in Michigan, South Carolina, and other states, 1863-1885.
Dates: 1849-1927, bulk 1863-1885
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Richard H. Rickard papers
Rogers family papers
Call Number: MS 1092
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, and legal and financial papers of the Rogers family of Branford, Connecticut. Family members documented in the collection include a Hartford merchant, Elizur B. Rogers, and a Fair Haven butcher, A. A. Hemmingway.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Rogers family papers
Ruggles family papers
Call Number: MS 1199
Overview: Correspondence, household accounts and receipts, leases and other personal and financial papers of Herman, Ellen McCoy, Thomas Colden, Julia Flewwelling, and Ellen Rosalie Ruggles. Particularly well documented are business transactions involving land holdings near Cleveland, Ohio and the Union Square area of New York City prior to and during the Civil War. Also included are papers relating to Thomas Colden Ruggles' career as an engineer to domestic management of a new house in Jersey City, New...
Dates: 1789-1887, bulk 1832-1867
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Ruggles family papers
Russell Process company records
Call Number: MS 1213
Overview: Correspondence, legal and financial records of the Russell Process Company, a New York based company in the business of licensing patents for metallurgy, especially for extracting metals from ore. Many of the papers originated in the office of the secretary-treasurer, Talcott H. Russell, attorney in New Haven.
Salisbury family papers
Call Number: MS 429
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, genealogical notes, and other papers, principally of Edward Elbridge Salisbury, philologist, orientalist, and genealogist. Included are materials on various branches of Salisbury's family gathered in his genealogical research. Also included are papers and correspondence of Josiah Salisbury (1781-1826), Abigail Breese Salisbury (1780-1866), and business papers of Samuel Salisbury (1739-1818) and Stephen Salisbury (1746-1829). In addition there are...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Salisbury family papers
Sanford family papers
Call Number: MS 1071
Overview: The papers consist of account books, letterbooks, and papers of the Sanford family of New Haven, Connecticut. The merchant activities of Nelson D. Sanford and David P. Calhoun are detailed. Also included is a microfilm of Samuel Simons Sanford's album which documents his career as a professor of applied music, and his association with Yale.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Sanford family papers
John Christopher Schwab family papers
Call Number: MS 434
Overview: The papers include correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, wills, scrapbooks, albums, genealogical records and memorabilia of several generations of the Schwab family. Principal figures are Gustav Friedrich Schwab; his wife, Eliza Catherine Von Post Schwab; and their son, John Christopher Schwab. The papers of Gustav Friedrich Schwab include business correspondence during his presidency of the firm of Oelrichs & Co. in New York and travel diaries (1843-1846). An additional diary...
Nathaniel and Thomas Shaw papers
Call Number: MS 445
Overview: Account books, ledgers, a letter book and over 8,000 bills and receipts of Nathaniel Shaw and his brother, Thomas, who succeeded him in managing the family business. Many of the ledgers and accounts are for cargoes in Shaw's ships which were engaged in the West Indies trade. During the American Revolution Nathaniel Shaw was an active partisan of the colonies and his letter books refer to the ongoing situation. From 1776 he was "agent of the Colony [Connecticut] for naval supplies and taking...
Call Number: MS 543
Overview: The collection consists of ships' journals, invoices, manifests, lists of crews, clearance papers and other documents relating to shipping, largely from Connecticut ports in the 18th and 19th centuries. There is also a small quantity of papers from Massachusetts, New York and elsewhere.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Shipping collection
Robert W. Simpson papers
Call Number: MS 1103
Overview: Personal and business correspondence of Robert W. Simpson, ship's log, and business and financial papers concerning the voyages of the Carlyle before and during the Civil War.
Dates: 1839-1862, bulk 1858-1862
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Robert W. Simpson papers
Henchman S. Soule papers
Call Number: MS 1110
Overview: Correspondence, account books, business papers, and ships' records, relating to the many commercial concerns and shipping ventures Henchman S. Soule and his brothers conducted from New Haven, Connecticut, including world voyages and investments in California gold exploration.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Henchman S. Soule papers
Sherwood Sterling papers
Call Number: MS 1164
Overview: Chiefly the business records of four companies in which Sherwood Sterling was active. The most complete records are for the Sterling Grate Bar Company which manufactured furnace grates. Included are patents, legal and financial papers, and advertising. The other companies were engaged in mining in Alaska. Also included is printed matter from F. T. McIntyre describing his Hypnotic Ball Treatment for the cure of diseases and for psychic self-improvement.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Sherwood Sterling papers
Swift and Hine Company collection
Call Number: MS 1408
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, blotters, bills, daybooks, and legal papers of the Smith and Hine Company, a general store in Warren, Connecticut. The material mainly concerns the sale of groceries and dry goods.
Towner family papers
Call Number: MS 500
Overview: Diary, account book, financial and legal papers, and photocopies of material relating to the Towner and Tyler families of Branford, Connecticut. Solomon and Isaac Tyler's shipping interests and John Edwin Towner's Civil War diary are significant materials in the collection.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Towner family papers
Townshend family papers
Call Number: MS 501
Overview: Correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and business records of the Townsend and Atwater families of New Haven, Conn. The papers also contain records of the firms of Townsend & Maltby, Seneca Oil Co., and A.S. Griswold Co.
Dates: 1639-1947, bulk 1805-1869
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Townshend family papers
Call Number: MS 1063
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, and business and financial records for the Tenth Massachusetts Turnpike Company, the New London and Lyme Turnpike Company, the Derby Turnpike Company, the Hartford and New Haven Turnpike Company, and the Hartford and Worcester Railroad Turnpike Company.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Turnpikes collection
United States Railroad Securities Commission papers
Call Number: MS 517
Overview: Correspondence, testimony, legal briefs, published reports and studies, and other papers used by William E.S. Griswold, secretary of the Railroad Securities Commission, for an investigation of the railroads' issuance of stocks and bonds, 1910-1911. Includes "Proceedings of the investigation" (3 vols.). Correspondents include Louis D. Brandeis, Charles G. Dawes, Stuyvesant Fish, James Jerome Hill, Walker Downer Hines, Robert Scott Lovett, Samuel Rea, Jacob Henry Schiff, Paul Moritz Warburg, and...
Bennett Upson papers
Call Number: MS 678
Overview: Correspondence between Bennett Upson of Wolcott, Connecticut, and his wife, Ursula Hotchkiss Upson, who, after her husband's death, became a spiritualist. There is also correspondence with other family members in addition to some business correspondence and miscellaneous papers. The correspondence is largely concerned with his work as an agent travelling through the South for Atkins, Allen & Co. of Bristol, Connecticut. There is much about his long absences from home and his business...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Bennett Upson papers