Manuscripts and Archives Division
- .5 linear foot (2 boxes).
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Collection consists of personal and business correspondence of Amos Whittemore and his sons, Timothy, Henry and Gershom, relating mainly to the manufacture of brushes for the carding of cotton and wool. Also, lettersof Eliza Ann Cutter Whittemore, wife of Henry Whittemore. Topics include the War of 1812, the Tariff of 1816, the Panic of 1837, and other economic and social conditions.
The Whittemores were a family of industrialists in West Cambridge, Mass., and New York City.
Controlled Access Terms
- Whitmore family.
- Tariff -- United States.
- United States -- Economic policy -- To 1933.
- United States -- History -- War of 1812.
- United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865.
- United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865.
- Boston (Mass.) -- Commerce.
- New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce.
Additional Creator Names
- Chadwick, Clarissa.
- Whittemore, Amos.
- Whittemore, Eliza Ann Cutter.
- Whittemore, Gershom.
- Whittemore, Henry.
- Whittemore, Timothy.