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Guide to the Records of Brown Brothers Harriman
1696 -1973, 1995 (bulk 1820-1968)
 MS 78

New-York Historical Society
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Subject Names

  • Adams , William, Rev., 1807-1880
  • Barry, Philip, 1896-1949
  • Brown, Alexander Crosby, 1905-
  • Brown, Alexander, 1764-1766, fl.
  • Brown, James, 1863-1943
  • Brown, John Crosby, 1838-1909
  • Brown, Mary Elizabeth, 1842-1918
  • Brown, Thatcher Magoun, 1876-1954
  • Brown, William Adams, 1865-1943
  • Brown, William, Sir, 1784-1864
  • Brown, Winthrop G. (Winthrop Gilman), 1907-1987
  • Bush, Prescott Sheldon, 1895-1972
  • Clay, Henry, 1883-1954
  • Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960
  • Edwards, Monroe, 1808-1847
  • Evans, Walker, 1903-1975
  • Fisk, James, 1835-1872
  • Forrestal, James, 1892-1949
  • Harriman, E. (Edward Roland), 1895-1978
  • Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909
  • Harriman, Florence Jaffray Hurst, b. 1870
  • Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986
  • Hunt, Freeman, 1804-1858
  • Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005
  • King, Moses, 1853-1909
  • Kouwenhoven, John Atlee, 1909-1990
  • Lovett, Robert A. (Robert Abercrombie), 1895-
  • MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982
  • Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959
  • Norman, Montagu, 1871-1950
  • Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967
  • Roosa, Robert V.

Document Type

  • Academic addresses
  • Account books
  • Annual reports
  • Architectural plans
  • Audiotapes
  • Black-and-white negatives
  • Botanical specimens
  • Catalogs
  • Certificates
  • Checkbooks
  • Checks
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Color negatives
  • Color slides
  • Contact prints
  • Contracts
  • Correspondence
  • Currency
  • Deeds
  • Diaries
  • drafts (negotiable instruments)
  • Engravings (prints)
  • Ephemera
  • Financial records
  • Flags
  • Greeting cards
  • House organs
  • Inventories
  • Leases
  • Ledgers (account books)
  • Legal instruments
  • Letterpress copies
  • Manuscripts
  • Medals
  • Newspapers
  • Photocopies
  • Photographic prints
  • Photoreproductions
  • Plans
  • Plans (drawings)
  • Plaques
  • Reports
  • Scrapbooks
  • Slides (photographs)
  • Snapshots
  • Speeches
  • Stereographs
  • Stock certificate
  • Tax returns
  • Tear sheets
  • Telegrams
  • Transcripts

Subject Organizations

  • Alex. Brown & Sons -- History.
  • Bank for Savings in the City of New York.
  • Brown Brothers & Co..
  • Brown Shipley & Co. Ltd..
  • Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center -- History.
  • Delaware and Hudson Railroad Corporation.
  • Green-Wood Cemetery (New York, N.Y.).
  • Grove Church (New Durham, N.J.) -- History.
  • Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church (New York, N.Y.).
  • Norfolk and Western Railway Company.
  • St. Cloud Presbyterian Church (East Orange, M.J.) -- History.
  • U.S. Mail Steamship Company.
  • Union Pacific Railroad Company.
  • Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.).
  • Yale University -- Alumni and alumnae.

Subject Topics

  • Arctic (Steamship)
  • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company -- History
  • Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company
  • Bank of England -- History
  • Banks and banking -- Great Britain -- History
  • Banks and banking -- Maryland -- Baltimore
  • Banks and banking -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Banks and banking -- United States -- History
  • Bills of exchange
  • Cold War
  • Collins steamship line
  • Commerce -- periodicals
  • Commercial credit
  • Cotton trade
  • Crosby Brown Collection (Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.))
  • Debt, Public
  • Depressions -- 1907 -- United States
  • Economic assistance, American -- Europe
  • Economic assistance, American -- Latin America
  • Finance -- United States -- History
  • Financial crises -- United States
  • Financial services industry
  • Insurance
  • International finance
  • International finance -- History -- 20th century
  • Investment banking
  • Letters of credit
  • Linen industry -- Northern Ireland -- History
  • Marshall Plan
  • Memorials (Commemorative) -- 20th century
  • Merchants -- England -- Liverpool -- History -- 19th century
  • Money -- United States
  • Municipal bonds
  • New York Stock Exchange
  • Publishers and publishing - New York
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Europe
  • Securities
  • Securities industry -- United States -- History
  • Shipping -- United States
  • Sinking-funds
  • Steam-navigation -- United States -- History
  • Syndicates (Finance)
  • Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.)
  • United States -- Commerce -- Directories
  • Wages
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Finance
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Finance

Subject Places

  • Arden House (Harriman, N.Y.)
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Dukes County (Mass.) -- History
  • East Orange (N.J.) -- Church history
  • Liverpool (England) -- Commerce
  • Lower Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Martha's Vineyard (Mass.) -- History
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government
  • Nicaragua -- History -- 1838-1909
  • Nicaragua -- History -- 1909-1937
  • Nicaragua -- Relations -- United States
  • Orange (N.J.) -- History
  • Russia -- economic conditions
  • Russia -- history -- 1801-1917
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Seattle (Wash.) -- Pictorial works
  • United States -- Economic policy
  • United States -- Economic policy -- To 1933
  • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- 20th century
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989
  • United States -- Foreign Relations -- 20th century
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
  • United States -- Relations -- Nicaragua
  • United States. Dep. of State
  • Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)

Family Name(s)

  • Brown family
  • Delano family
  • Harriman family
  • Magoun family

Occupation(s)

  • Capitalists and financiers