|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Creator:||New Bedford Cordage Company|
|Title:||New Bedford Cordage Company Correspondence|
|Abstract:||Letterpress books, copybooks, and account book containing business correspondence and financial records of the New Bedford Cordage Company, Massachusetts.|
The New Bedford Cordage Company was founded in 1842. It manufactured whale line and other marine cordage. In 1964, the company merged into Phillips Petroleum Co.
Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.
Restrictions on Use
Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.
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.
Cordage industry–Massachusetts–New Bedford
Rope trade–Massachusetts–New Bedford
Ships–Equipment and supplies
Coll. 75, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|Volumes; Daybook; 1865-1896|
|1||Letterpress copybook, L. A. Plummer, treasurer; 1860 Sep 27-1863 May 23|
|2||Letterpress copybook, L. A. Plummer, treasurer; 1864 May 16-1865 Aug 11|
|3||Letterpress copybook, L. A. Plummer, treasurer; 1869 Sep 10-1876 Jun 18|
|4||Letterpress copybook, S. W. Benjamin, Ass’t. treasurer and J. W. Macomber, agent; 1883 Oct 9-1883(?) May 6|
|5||Letterpress copybook, W. J. Jenney; 1891 Feb 25-1891 May 21|
|6||Letterpress copybook, J. W. Macomber, treasurer; 1896 Aug 14-Dec 31|
|7||Account book; 1865 April 26 – 1866 August 31|