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Amoskeag Manufacturing Company

The Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, located in Manchester, New Hampshire, was a cotton-textile firm incorporated in 1831. It operated the world's largest textile plant in addition to producing a variety of other products. The cotton mill was closed and the business was liquidated in 1936. The records of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company contain mainly 20th-century materials with an emphasis on labor and production. The collection includes letter books, minute books, stockholders' records, patent materials, semiannual accounts, insurance and property records, minutes of meetings of employees' committees, records of grievances, and descriptions of company events.

The records documenting the nationalities of employees of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company are among the holdings of Historical Collections in Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Materials digitized for the Immigration to the US collection

Full Collection Citation

Amoskeag Manufacturing Co. Collection. Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Finding Aid

There is an unpublished finding aid in the repository. A collection description is available online in HOLLIS.

The manuscript and archival materials selected for Immigration to the US can be used for research, for the creation of class projects, or to provide a deeper context for exploring topics documented in published works. In some cases the items are drawn from larger collections at Harvard. Most of the digitized selections from collections contain a range of materials providing a broader context for understanding the subject.