Found 11 collections related to United States -- Commerce

Child, Isaac, 1734-1769
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 531
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Isaac Child and his brother Joshua were merchants active in Boston, Mass., during the early 19th century. They dealt in dry goods, groceries, and farm and household implements. Collection consists of correspondence, financial documents, and report... more
Fitzpatrick, John, ca. 1737-1791
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1022
.6 linear feet (3 v.)
John Fitzpatrick (ca. 1737-1791) was a merchant of Manchac, Louisiana. Collection consists of letterbooks, 1768-1790, kept by Fitzpatrick, relating to trade, to slaves, and to the British occupation during the American Revolution. Also, a few... more
Jumel and Desobry (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1610
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Jumel and Desobry were merchants of New York City. Collection consists of letters, mainly in French, written by Stephen Jumel and Benjamin Desobry to captains and agents in Europe, the West Indies, New Orleans, and other cities in the United... more
Alexander, William, 1726-1783
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 44
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
William Alexander (1726-1783) of New York City, popularly known as Lord Stirling, was a merchant, public official, the first governor of King's (Columbia) College, and a soldier in the American Revolution. He joined the British army at the onset... more
Wallace, William A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3208
.3 linear feet (1 box)
William A. Wallace was a merchant in New York City from the late 1700s to the early 1800s. He was a partner of Nicholas Low (1739-1826) in the mercantile firm Low and Wallace. Collection contains correspondence and financial records of Low and... more
Liebmann, Alfred J., 1885-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1756
.68 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Alfred J. Liebmann (b. 1885) was a research chemist. Born in Switzerland, he emigrated to the U.S. in 1910 and became technical director of Schenley Industries and president of the Schenley Research Institute. His studies included the utilization... more
Lewis, William David, 1792-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1747
2.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
William David Lewis (1792-1881) was an American merchant and banker. He worked in Russia for his brother from 1818 to 1824 and then became an importer and commission merchant in Philadelphia. He was cashier of the Girard Bank in Philadelphia from... more
Goodell, Charles E. (Charles Ellsworth), 1926-1987
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1172
303.5 linear feet (305 boxes)
Charles Ellsworth Goodell (1926-1987), lawyer, was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from upstate New York, 1959-1968, and U.S. Senator, 1968-1971. Although at first he was a conservative Republican, he adopted increasingly liberal... more
Williams, Thomas W.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3343
9 linear feet (22 boxes)
Thomas W. Williams was a merchant in New London, Connecticut, in the early 19th century. Collection consists of correspondence and bills, receipts and miscellaneous papers of Thomas W. Williams. Correspondence, 1800-1832, concerns his trade in... more
Maury, James, 1746-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1917
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
James F. Maury (1746-1840), merchant at Fredericksburg, Virginia, before and during the American Revolution, engaged in the tobacco trade between Liverpool, England, and the U.S. after the Revolution. He served as the first American consul at... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24608
3.06 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Mercantile Collection, 1726-1950, is a synthetic collection documenting mercantile and other business activities from the early-17th to the mid-20th centuries, especially in the northeastern United States. It consists of papers and records... more
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