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Guide to the New York Produce Exchange Records
1860-1955
 MS 449

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Elise Winks and Larry Weimer

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: New York Produce Exchange
Title: New York Produce Exchange records
Dates [inclusive]: 1860-1955
Abstract: The collection includes the records of the New York Produce Exchange and the related New York Commercial Association, spanning the years 1860-1955. Holding 330 volumes and some unbound papers, there are records of meeting minutes of the Board of Managers, members, and committees; arbitration proceedings and resolutions; membership; data on daily trades, calls, and quotations for a wide range of commodities including cotton seed oil, wheat and other grains, and many more; accounting ledgers and journals; and some employee payroll records. Buildings Committee records relate to the George Post-designed building that opened in 1884 on Broadway at Bowling Green.
Quantity: 62 Linear feet in 330 volumes and 1 box
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 449