Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

Brooklyn Historical Society logo

Guide to the American Sugar Refining Company records 2008.042

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Liz Farrell

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 07, 2016
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use note

Most of the collection remains under copyright protection. Patron use of the materials must comply with those restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); The American Sugar Refining Company records, 2008.042; Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Related Archival Materials note

There are several books in Brooklyn Historical Society's library that document the Havemeyers and The American Sugar Refining Company, including:

Corporate and legal history of the American Sugar Refining Company (call number HD9101.8.B7.C67.1900zp)

Catlin, Daniel. Good work well done: the sugar business career of Horace Havemeyer, 1903-1956 (call number CT275.H384.C38.1988)

Havemeyer, Harry W. (Harry Waldron). Merchants of Williamsburg: Frederick C. Havemeyer, Jr., William Dick, John Mollenhauer, Henry O. Havemeyer (call number F129.B7.H39.1989)

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The collection has been assembled from various items held by the Brooklyn Historical Society. No donor information is known about the materials.

Processing Information note

The collection was processed and described in July 2009 by Liz Farrell. The description was slightly modified in April 2012 to accommodate input to a collection management system, Archivist's Toolkit, by Larry Weimer. The material comprising Series 4 (Domino Sugar refinery labor dispute) was added to the collection and processed by John Zarrillo in December 2015.