Found 8 collections related to New York (State) -- Commerce

Fisher, Blashfield and Company (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1009
6 linear feet (11 boxes)
Fisher, Blashfield and Company was a wholesale dry-goods firm active on Pearl and Cortlandt Streets in Manhattan during the mid to late nineteenth century. The firm did business with other firms located chiefly in New York State, but also in New... more
Hasbrouck, Matthew
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1346
1.75 linear feet (8 v.)
Collection consists of six volumes of general store accounts, 1854-1858 and 1871-1873; and account book, 1843-1857?, from Stone Ridge, New York. Also, account book, 1809-1844?, of a tanner, who was a harness-maker, cobbler and leather-worker in... more
Astor family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 141
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 5 v.)
John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) was an American merchant, fur trader and capitalist. John Jacob Astor, III (1822-1890), financier and philanthropist, was his grandson; and William Waldorf Astor (1848-1929), who became Viscount Astor after moving to... more
Hamlin and Van Vechten (New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1302
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Hamlin and Van Vechten were merchants of New York City. Collection consists of letters of John Van Vechten and Asher P. Hamlin to businessmen in New York, Albany and elsewhere, relating to the settlement of mercantile accounts, shipments of... more
Morrison, Jonathan M
Manuscripts and Archives Division
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Jonathan M. Morrison was a farmer and seed dealer of Montgomery, Orange County, N.Y. Collection consists of Morrison's pocket diaries describing daily activities, weather, visits to neighboring towns (especially Goshen and Walden, N.Y.), and... 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
Lyde, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1820
.08 linear feet (1 folder)
Edward Lyde of New York City was a merchant. Collection consists of letters received from Sparta, Ga., Wilmington, N.C., Columbia, S.C., and Bloomfield, N.J., concerning Lyde's business dealings with various individuals.
Crane family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 687
8.7 linear feet (19 boxes, 6 v.)
Members of the Crane family included Colonel Alexander Baxter Crane (1833-1930), soldier, lawyer and businessman of Indiana and New York; his wife, Laura Mitchell Crane; and their children, Elizabeth, Caroline, Helen, Aurelia, Laura, and... more
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