Graves Family
Business Records, 1879-1914

Mss: 774

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of material concerning a retail furniture business. The business appears to have included undertaking in the early years. Included are materials concerning F.L. Graves and Company, Webster, Mass., 1884; Willard H. Graves, Waltham, Mass., 1879-1880; P.H. Graves and Son, Waltham, 1890-1914; and Rubon Manufacturing and Supply Company, Waltham, 1904-1905. There is a record of the sale of furniture on a lease-payment basis for the years 1912-1914.

Provenance : Gift of Waltham Historical Society, 1977

Amount: 8 volumes, 1 box

Container List:
Vol. 1. F.L. Graves and Company, Sales and Orders, 1884; assets, 1889-1890.
Vol. 2. W.H. Graves, Daybook (orders), 1878-1880
Vol. 3. P.H. Graves and Son, Ledger, 1890-1901
Vol. 4. P.H. Graves and Son, Journal, 1890-1901
Vol. 5. P.H. Graves and Son, Cash, 1892-1893
Vol. 6. P.H. Graves and Son, Cash, 1896-1902
Vol. 7. P.H. Graves and Son, Leases (purchases), 1912-1914
Vol. 8. P.H. Graves and Son, Payments on leases, 1912-1914
Box 1
Rubon Manufacturing and Supply Company, Ledger, 1904-1905
Sample forms, advertisements, n.d.