Records of Carpenter & Edson (Coll. 87)


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Overview of the Records

History of Carpenter & Edson

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Index to Corporate Names

Detailed Description of the Records

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Carpenter & Edson (Canterbury, Conn.)
Title: Records of Carpenter & Edson
Dates: 1902-1908
Extent: 250 pieces
Abstract: Chiefly orders from chandlery firms, jobbers, shipwrights, etc. for mast hoops; together with a few letter and notes.
Identification: Coll. 87

History of Carpenter & Edson

Carpenter & Edson were manufacturers of mast hoops for fore-and-aft rigged vessels in Canterbury, Connecticut.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Subjects:

Masts and rigging
Ship chandlers
Shipbuilding industry--Connecticut--Canterbury
Ships--Equipment and supplies
Shipwrights

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 87, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Index to Corporate Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about Abram Chace & Co. in Box 1, Folder 5 of the collection.
Abram Chace & Co. 1/5, 1/6
Albert Winslow & Co. 1/1, 1/2, 1/13
Atlantic Shipping Co. 1/9
Baker, Carver & Morrell Co. 1/2, 1/3, 1/10
Boyden, Wiegand & Rust Co. 1/5
Charles D. Durkee & Co. 1/1, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/7, 1/8
Darrow & Comstock Co. 1/4
De Grauw, Aymar & Co. 1/1, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/7, 1/8, 1/9, 1/10
E.L. Rowe & Son 1/5
Eaton & Wilson Co. 1/7
Endicott-Hammond Co. 1/4
George C. Tarr Co. 1/6, 1/7, 1/9, 1/10
George E. Chase & Co. 1/9, 1/10
Harrington, King & Co. 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/7
Haviside, Wood & Co. 1/10
Hendricks & Class Co. 1/5, 1/10
J.W. Neily Co. 1/5, 1/6, 1/7, 1/9, 1/10, 1/18
James Baker Co. 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/7
James Bliss & Co. 1/8, 1/9, 1/10
Jennison Hardware Co. 1/9
Jesse Smith 1/4
John C. Cottingham & Sons Co. 1/5, 1/8, 1/9, 1/10
N.W. Webster & Bros. 1/5
Neptune Hardware Manufacturing Co. 1/9, 1/10
New York Boat Oar Co. 1/8, 1/9
Newhall Ship Chandlery Co. 1/5, 1/6
Robert Palmer & Son 1/10
Rust & Boyden Co. 1/8, 1/19
S.L. Wadsworth & Son 1/4, 1/5
Sellers & Madison Co. 1/10
Sidney R. Baxter Co. 1/2, 1/7, 1/10
T.H. Sellers & Co. 1/5
Thomas M. Hart & Co. 1/4
Topping Brothers 1/2, 1/3, 1/7
Torrey Bros. Co. 1/7
Uhler & English Co. 1/9
W. & J. Tiebout Co. 1/1, 1/2, 1/4
W.H. McMillan's Sons 1/6, 1/7, 1/10
Walter Coleman & Sons 1/2
Weeks-Howe-Emerson Co. 1/6
Western Repair & Supply Co. 1/4
Wilcox, Crittenden & Co. Inc. 1/9
William H. Whiting & Co. 1/6, 1/10
William P. Tarr Co. 1/2
Woodward, Wight & Co. 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6

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Detailed Description of the Records

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Orders; 1902-1910
Box Folder
1 1 Orders from chandlery firms for mast hoops; 1902 Sep 29-Dec 27
2 Orders from mostly Chandlery firms for mast hoops, but includes agents and some private parties; 1903 Jan 3-Jun 26
3 Orders from Chandlery firms and jobbers for mast hoops; 1903 Jul 3-Dec 30
4 Orders from Chandlery firms, jobbers, and agents for mast hoops; 1904 Jan 13-Nov 29
5 Orders from Shipwrights, Chandlery firms, and jobbers for mast hoops; 1906 Mar 16-Jun 25
6 Orders from Chandlery firms and agents for mast hoops, also including one letter; 1906 Jul 2-Dec 24
7 Orders from Shipwrights and Chandlery firms, and exporters for mast hoops, also including two letters; 1907 Jan 4-Apr 26
8 Orders from Shipwrights and Chandlery firms for mast hoops; 1908 Oct 5-Dec 16
9 Orders from Shipwrights, Chandlery firms, agents, and jobbers for mast hoops, also includes some notes; 1910 Jan 21-Sep 29, and undated
10 Orders from Shipwrights, Chandlery firms, agents, and jobbers for mast hoops, also includes some notes; 1910 Jan 21-Sep 29, and undated

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