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Found 2 collections related to Business enterprises -- New York (State) -- New York

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Brown Brothers & Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 410
45 linear feet (176 v.)
Alexander Brown (1764-1834) emigrated from Ireland to Baltimore in 1800 and opened a dry goods business with which his four sons became associated. One son, John (1788-1872), opened a branch in Philadelphia in 1818 and expanded the business to... more
Brewster and Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 387
35 linear feet (156 v.)
Brewster and Company, founded in 1856 in Long Island City, New York, manufactured fine carriages and, later, automobile bodies. Due to competition from mass-produced automobiles, the company went out of business in 1925. James Brewster and Son,... more
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