1850-1899: New England (Not MA)
E. C. Allen Collection
Mss 680 1871-1896 A425
Includes letters from Phoebe Hanaford, regarding book publications.
Allen-Lane Company Collection
Mss 761 1853-1941
Includes payrolls of nineteenth- and twentieth-century New England textile mills, as well as stockholder records, family records, and information on knitting outwork.
Amoskeag Manufacturing Company Collection
Mss 442 1831-1936
Labor records of a Manchester, New Hampshire, textile mill include wage records and employee relations materials.
Nathaniel Bradley and Company Collection
Mss 77 1827-1886 B811
Records of a company that manufactured palm-leaf hats.
Builders Iron Foundry Collection
Mss 501 1851-1860 B932
Includes letters from female family members.
Business Card Collection
Business cards from the second half of the nineteenth century include advertisements for businesses owned by women.
E. B. Chase Collection
Mss 77 1833-1860 C487
Includes credits to various women for making shirts, renting land, and for domestic labor, as well as accounts for Lyndon Academy, a school run by Henry and Ada Chase between 1861 and 1862.
Mss 770 1838-1913 C867
Includes wills and estate papers of various women in mid-nineteenth-century Maine, as well as notes from the trial of Mary Stevens.
Miss Sarah Curtis Collection
Mss 871 1862-1866 C891
Two account books for a dry goods store in Hampden, Maine, owned by Sarah Curtis between 1862 and 1866.
De Wolf Family Collection
Mss 766 1795-1904 D523
Contains the accounts of a trust set up by James De Wolf in 1832 for his daughter, Josephine De Wolf Lovett.
R.G. Dun & Company Collection
Mss 791 1840-1895
Consists of 2,580 volumes of handwritten credit reports
on individuals and firms from the United States, the
western territories, Canada, and the West Indies.
Faulkner & Colony Manufacturing Company Collection
Mss 446 1815-1948
Labor records of a nineteenth-century New Hampshire textile manufacturer employing women factory workers.
Haskell Silk Company Collection
Mss 444 1874-1918
Labor records of a Maine textile manufacturer employing women factory workers.
Heard Family Collection, I
Mss 766 1754-1898 H
This large family collection includes many letters from female members of the Heard Family. Materials discuss travel, financial matters, and family news, as well as the divorce of Mary (Livingston) Heard.
Robert G. Layer Collection
Mss 442 1951 L513
Work sheets for a 1952 Harvard Ph.D. thesis, containing detailed information from women's payrolls of New England textile mills, from 1825 to 1860, including the Boston, Dwight, Hamilton, Lawrence, and Nashua Manufacturing Companies.
McCrillis Family Collection
Mss 77 1845-1923 (1946) M132
Personal expenses of Miss Genieve Frazier McCrillis.
Nashua Manufacturing Company Collection
Mss 442 1824-1932
Records of nineteenth- and twentieth-century cotton textile mills in New England include employee records for women workers and information about women stockholders.
Peace Dale Manufacturing Company Collection
Mss 446 1742-1919
Records of a nineteenth-century Rhode Island textile manufacturer include information on women workers, an eighteenth-century South Carolina plantation day book, and bank and estate records for Mary P. Hazard.
Sawyer Woolen Mills Collection
Mss 446 1858-1902
Records of a nineteenth-century New Hampshire textile manufacturer include employment records for women workers.
Scovill Manufacturing Company Collection
Mss 590 1790-1956 S432
Records of a Connecticut manufacturer of brass objects include information about women factory workers, as well as records on organized labor and employee club activities involving women.
Slater Companies Collection
Mss 442 1793-1926 S631
Records of a series of nineteenth-century New England textile mills contain information about women workers, patronage records, as well as some information on Slater family estates.
Trade Card Collection
Collection of nineteenth-century trade cards provides insight into American gender imagery and family consumption patterns, and includes several cards advertising businesses owned by women.
Trade Catalog Collection
Collection of nineteenth-century trade catalogs provides insight into the development of domestic technology and the emergence of consumer products, and includes catalogs for businesses owned by women.
Ellis B. Usher Collection
Mss 201 1800-1868 U85
Contains the accounts and papers of Hannah Usher, who ran her husband's store and sawmill after his death in 1855.
Nathan Webb Collection
Mss 833 1859-1902 W367
The records of a Maine lawyer and judge include private correspondence, estate correspondence, legal papers, and financial records concerning a number of women.
Wendell Family Collection
Mss 733 1722-1865
Includes women's personal correspondence, essays and school papers, and John Dorr's diary and eulogy for his wife, Esther Goldthwait Dorr. The collection also contains letters written to Anne Rindge between 1742 and 1748 regarding her shipping interests, and the papers of Dorothy Wendell, who ran a cattle farm in the early part of the nineteenth century.
Dexter Whittemore & Son Collection
Mss 77 1809-1868 W624
Records of a company that manufactured
Windham Manufacturing Company Collection
Mss 442 1822-1905
Labor records of nineteenth-century Connecticut textile manufacturer include employment records for women workers.
William H. Witherle Collection
Mss 77 1806-1892 W
Records of payments to women for knitting
mittens with yarn supplied by a local merchant.