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Guide to the Records of B. Altman & Co.
1876-1955 (Bulk 1881-1933)
  MS 31

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 19, 2011
Description is in English.

Container List

Series II. Employee Records, 1876-1918

Scope and Contents note

These volumes contain names of B. Altman & Co. employees; most include dates of employment and residence. Also included in some volumes are remarks on employees by supervisors and references. A number of volumes contain amendments added after the employee left B. Altman & Co. The three index volumes do not correspond to other volumes in this series. These volumes have been numbered for retrieval purposes.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Volume: [1] Folder : Employee Records: name, residence, references
1876-1894
Volume: [2] Folder : Employee Records: name, department, residence, dates of employment, references, notes
1877-1882
Volume: [3] Folder : Employee Records: name, dates of employment, wages
1881-1891
Volume: [4] Folder : Employee Records: name, residence, dates of employment, references, notes
1885-1896
Volume: [5] Folder : Employee Records: name, residence, department, dates of employment, references, notes ( all employees in this volume hired 1887-1893; some records later amended)
1887-1914
Volume: [6] Folder : Employee Records: name, position, residence, dates of employment, references, notes
1894-1899
Volume: [7] Folder : Employee Records: name, residence, position, dates of employment, references, notes (all employees in this volume hired 1899; some records later amended)
1899-1914
Volume: [8] Folder : Employee Records: name, department, dates of employment, remarks. Vol. 1: A-K
1899-1918
Volume: [9] Folder : Employee Records: name, department, dates of employment, remarks. Vol. 2: L-Z
1899-1918
Volume: [10] Folder : Employee Records: Index
1900-1913
Volume: [11] Folder : Employee Records: Index
1903-1917
Volume: [12] Folder : Employee Records: Index: "Workroom Employees"
1903-1914

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