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Creator:
Howard, Edward  Search this
E. Howard Clock Co.  Search this
Donor:
Blackwell, Dana  Search this
Blackwell, Dana  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Date:
1862-1930
Summary:
This collection consists of business records for E. Howard Clock Company and document watch and clock orders, as well as stockholder and directors' meeting minutes.
Scope and Contents:
Business records of the E. Howard Clock Company, 1862-1930.
Arrangement:
The records are arranged into ten series. Series 1, Stockholders and Directors Meeting Minutes, 1900-1930 Series 2, Watches, 1862-1869 Series 3, Watches (N Size), 1870-1904 Series 4, Watches (J Size), 1891-1904 Series 5, Watches (L Size), 1869-1904 Series 6, Watches (G Size), 1874-1893 Series 7, Clock Orders, 1871-1899 Series 8, Clocks and Watchmans, 1904-1918 Series 9, Tower Clocks, 1888-1905 Series 10, Customer Lists for Clocks
Biographical / Historical:
E. Howard Clock Company was established in Boston in 1842 by Edward Howard. The business originally limited itself to the building of clocks, but soon expanded to watches, and later to tower and street clocks.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Verna Blackwell, October 2008.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Clock and watch making  Search this
Clock and watch makers  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 1860-1930
Citation:
E. Howard Clock Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0776
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0776