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Dickinson business papers, 1850-1871

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\Dickinson, MS#0937
Bib ID 4078701 View CLIO record
Creator(s) J.B. Dickinson (Firm) ; Wakeman, Gookin and Dickenson (Firm) ; Wakeman, Dimon & Co
Title Dickinson business papers, 1850-1871
Physical Description 6.5 linear feet (47 volumes)
Language(s) English .
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This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

Records of firms owning and operating packet boats and clipper ships at New York City. Fifteen volumes of letter books (11,450 leaves), 1855-1871, and 32 volumes of ledgers, etc., 1853-1871, including those of J.B. Dickinson, 1850-1855; Wakeman, Gookin and Dickinson, 1866-1871; and Wakeman, Dimon & Col, 1853-1863. The letter books, ledgers, and account books show operation of the firm. Many letters of instructions to captains of various vessels.

Using the Collection

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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on-site.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Bancroft. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--04/--/54. Accession number--M-54-04.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2022-10-31 Basic container list uploaded by CLB

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Account books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ledgers (account books) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letterpress copybooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Atlantic Coast (U.S.) -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Australia -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
California -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
China -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clipper ships -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
England -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Europe -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gulf Coast (U.S.) -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Packets -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
South America -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

These firms were owners and operators of packet boats and clipper ships at New York City.