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Mr. Hathaway, and later, his son, David L. Hathaway, and their descendants were active carpenters and house builders in New Bedford, MA from 1852 until 1960 when their company, D.L. Hathaway & Son, was no longer listed in the business directory.
This is a small collection of business records and collected materials from the building firm of D.L. Hathaway & Son, of New Bedford, MA. The business records consist mostly of ledgers and some financial records. The collected materials are copies of The Scientific American Builders Editions and several other publications related to building.
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Related Manuscript Collections
Mss 8: Hathaway Family Business Records, 1811-1888
Mss 141: Swift Family Papers, 1811-1957
The Old-Dartmouth Historical Society - New Bedford Whaling Museum acquired materials in this collection as part of Accession 2009.86
Processed by: Jalien Hollister, 2011
Encoded by: Emily Esten, 22 August 2014
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Last modified: December 9, 2016