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Commercial correspondence

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Victor F. Battaglia, Sr., papers

Identifier: MSS 0654
Abstract Victor F. Battaglia, Sr. is a Wilmington attorney specializing in general litigation, civil and criminal law, hospital litigation, legal and medical malpractice and discipline, and estate planning and probate law. The Victor F. Battaglia, Sr., papers, spanning from 1981-2012, contains correspondence, reports, notes, legal documents, board and committee meeting minutes, articles, speeches, prepared remarks and lecture notes documenting his professional activity, public activity, and...
Dates: 1981-2012; Majority of material found within 1994-2008

John W. Claghorn papers

Identifier: MSS 0610

The papers of John W. Claghorn, a nineteenth-century businessman based in Boston and Philadelphia, include materials relating to his business and his family.

Dates: 1804-1849

Hamilton and Hood papers

Identifier: MSS 0519

The Hamilton and Hood papers include information about the business ventures of John Hamilton and John M. Hood, grocers and wine merchants in Philadelphia in the early nineteenth century. Correspondence with merchants regarding prices and shipment as well as orders placed by individuals are present.

Dates: 1796, 1809-1831

M.J. Ivers & Co. records

Identifier: MSS 0478

M.J. Ivers and Company was a publisher or cheap books, including several of the Beadle's Dime series during the late 19th century and early 20th century. Included in this collection are business receipts, correspondence, and publication lists. This archive represents only a small portion of material generated by M.J. Ivers and Company.

Dates: 1880-1915; Majority of material found within 1898-1905

Maulsby family papers

Identifier: MSS 0160

The Maulsby family papers include the business, legal and personal correspondence and other papers of businessman Samuel Maulsby (1792-1838)and his coal and lumber business. Papers relate to his coal and lumber business in general and more specifically to Thomas and Maulsby and Maulsby and Moore Lumber Companies.

Dates: 1791-1839

Mergenthaler Linotype Company records

Identifier: MSS 0520

The Mergenthaler Linotype Company developed and manufactured the first modern, functional "line casting" machine. The company records include correspondence, promotional material, histories, chronologies, photographs, drawings, patent records, and assorted parts and supply catalogs.

Dates: 1876-1974, undated

John Reade family papers

Identifier: MSS 0482

The John Reade Family Papers consist primarily of correspondence to John Reade, a successful businessman and land speculator of Red Hook and Poughkeepsie, New York, from various family members.

Dates: 1709-1879; Majority of material found within 1793-1808

Peter Strickland papers

Identifier: MSS 0171

Peter Strickland (1837-1922) was a shipmaster, merchant, and U.S. consul in the French colony of Senegal. The diaries and letter books of Peter Strickland date 1857 to 1912. While varying in content, the diaries center around Strickland’s life as a merchant, both on the sea as well as in Senegal. Issues of two French colonial weekly newspapers contextualize the events of the French colony during Strickland’s time there.

Dates: 1857-1912

Virden family papers

Identifier: MSS 0489

This collection relates to the Virden (or Virdin) family of Delaware, specifically Samuel Virden (1793-1876) of Kent County and his descendants. Samuel's children and their spouses also figure prominently in this collection. The Virden family papers, spanning the years 1783-1901, consist of thirty-six letters, receipts, deeds, accounts, and other documents.

Dates: 1783-1901; Majority of material found within 1820s-1860s