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Journal -- May 1909 through April 1911

CC010.003.003 (RS229963)


Bound journal containing 400 pages, 76 of which are blank, which was prepared by either A. H. Davenport Co. or, most likely, Irving and Casson. Journal contains handwritten records of sales orders from May 11, 1909 (order #5132) through April 7, 1911 (order #1599). The numbering sequence restarts after order 13387 on January 3, 1911. Orders are listed in numerical order; however, not all numbers in the sequence are included. Information provided for each order may include any of the following: order number, date, customer name, customer address, object type, wood, other design notes, model number, and cabinet maker. Digital images of a selection of pages from the album are attached to this record.

Customer names in the journal include: Mrs. Sam G. Adams (Boston, MA); Mrs. R. H. Allen; Oakes Ames; Mrs. Oliver Ames (North Easton, MA); W. Ames; C. B. Amory; Aspinouk Co. (Jewett City, CT); Dr. J. C. Ayer (Glen Cove, NY); Floyd Baker (New York, NY); W. D. Baldwin; Mrs. George L. Batchelder; C. C. Beach (Hartford, CT); Chester Bearse (Osterville, MA); H. F. Begien (West Medford, MA); H. M. Begien (West Medford, MA); A. Beller; Charles S. Bird (East Walpole, MA); Joan Bird (East Walpole, MA); H. K. Blanchard; Mrs. V. Blanchard; Elizabeth E. Boit (Wakefield, MA); Mr. Booth (Youngstown, OH); City of Boston (Boston, MA); C. M. Boyd; H. Brayton (Fall River, MA); Brookline Public Library (Brookline, MA); P. C. Brooks (West Medford, MA); G. F. Brown; Max Brummell; W. C. Bryant (Bridgeport, CT); Mrs. R. E. Burnett; Mr. Burrill; C. E. Carr (Andover, NH); Centre Harbor Library; Earle Perry Charlton (Fall River, MA); William Chester Chase; A. W. Chesterton; A. E. Childs; Mrs. G. Greenville Clark; Mrs. Codman; Stephen Codman; A. Charles Coe (Medford, MA); Virginia Collamore; Charles A. Collins; T. J. Coolidge; James Couzens (Detroit, MI); F. M. Crehore (Brookline, MA); Joseph Crocker; Miss Crompton; Miss Grace Crowell; Charles D. Cundall (New Bedford, MA); C. P. Curtis; W. J. Daly; Mrs. Ira Davenport; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Davis; H. B. Day (West Newton, MA); Charles A. DeCourcy; Mr. and Mrs. Philip Dexter; Benjamin Newton Duke (Durham, NC); George Duncan; L. E. Dunelman; Horace C. Dunham; J. R. Edwards; L. Eisemann; Fabyan (Buzzards Bay, MA); Dr. J. W. Farlow; Russell P. Fenn; F. M. Ferrin (Newton, MA); E. S. Fessenden (Arlington, MA); First Church of Christ Scientist; S. B. Fitzpatrick (Brookline, MA); Mrs. James F. Flanagan; Forenheimer (Cincinnati, OH); Edwin C. Foss; Mrs. Herbert I. Foster (Dedham, MA); T. C. Foster (Cambridge, MA); Mrs. G. Francis ( Woonsocket, RI); H. Gardner; Mrs. Michael Gavin; Norman George (Newton Centre, MA); Charles E. Gibson (West Newton, MA); Mary E. Gilmore; Mrs. Edwin Ginn (Winchester, MA); L. R. Goulding (Boston, MA); D. N. Graves (Winchester, MA); L. H. Greenwood (Gardner, MA); Mrs. H. S. Grew; Bertha Griffin (Brookline, MA); H. K. Hallet; S. K. Hamilton (Wakefield, MA); E. L. Harris (Arlington, MA); Miss H. Harris (Hotel Lenox, Boston, MA); Francis R. Hart; Harvard University/Emerson Hall (Cambridge, MA); Harvard University/Memorial Hall (Cambridge, MA); John A. Haskell (Wakefield, MA); Charles M. Hayden; A. E. Heald; J. J. Heim (Kansas City, MO); Mrs. A. Hemenway; W. H. Hoffman (Barrington and Providence, RI); Home for Couples (Laconia, NH); Hotel Touraine (Boston, MA); Miss E. G. Houghton; W. Hunnewell; Miss A. L. Huntington (Jamaica Plain, MA); E. P. Hurd; Mrs. Mark Hyman; J. C. Freeman & Co.; Benjamin N. Johnson; Mrs. H. L. Johnson (Lestershire, NY); William Wilson Kelchner (Sharon Station, NY); Watts Hospital (Durham, NC); A. A. Kidder (Winchester, MA); F. Warren Kimball; C. R. Lawrence; C. F. Libbie & Co. (Boston, MA); Mrs. W. M. Libby; Library Bureau (Boston, MA); William Lindsey (Osterville, MA); Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Little (Boston, MA); A. J. Lloyd (Boston, MA); Ethel Loveland; Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Lovering (Boston, MA); Henry Lyman; Mrs. W. R. Mandell; Charles Mann (Roxbury, MA); Dr. H. O. Marcy; Marx & Jones (St. Louis, MO); Mrs. H. Mayo (Leominster, MA); Mr. and Mrs. William H. McElwain (Medfield, MA); Archibald McLellan; Mrs. L. G. McMichael; E. P. McMurtry (Canton, MA); Dr. J. V. Meigs (Lowell, MA); Merchants National Bank (Bangor, ME); Mrs. F. A. Merrill (Brookline, MA); Joseph W. Merrill (Exeter, NH); Mrs. Mifflin; Denison Morgan (New Haven, CT); Everett Morss (Boston, MA); National Fire Ins. Co.; National Security Bank; Mrs. R. W. Neff (Allston, MA); Carleton E. Noyes (Cambridge, MA); F. V. Noyes (Arlington, MA); Old Colony Trust Co.; Mrs. E. L. Osgood (Hopedale); Bradley W. Palmer; W. M. Parker; Frederick S. Peck; Peerless Motor Car Co.; Edgar Pierce; H. C. Pierce; W. E. Plummer; C. T. Plunkett; W. B. Plunkett; Edgar Potter; Mrs. L. Powers (Brookline, MA); Charles J. Prescott; Mrs. E. L. Prescott; G. L. Prescott; H. A. Rainey; Arthur C. Raymond; E. L. Rhodes (Brookline, MA); Henry Richards (Longwood, MA); Henry Roberts (Hartford, CT); J. W. Rollins; Sage Memorial Church; Fred C. Sayles; E. F. Searles; F. R. Sears; Second Congregational Church (Chelsea, MA); E. D. Sharpe; G. C. Shattuck (Watertown, MA); Mrs. L. G. Shaw (Beverly Farms, MA); W. H. Sherman; Mrs. E. A. Shuman; Mrs. C. A. Sinclair (Pinehurst, NC); Smith College (Northampton, MA); Dr. Eugene Smith; H. P. Smith; R. H. Speare (Springfield, MA); H. G. Spencer (Cambridge, MA); Springfield National Bank (Springfield, MA); J. E. Stagg (Durham, NC); J. D. Standish (Brookline, MA); Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Stearns (Amherst); Alex Steinert; Galen L. Stone (Marion, MA); George H. Stowell (Claremont, NH); Mrs. M. E. Sullivan; Eben Thacher (Arlington, MA); L. Thompson (Lake Forest, IL); Leonard Tufts (Pinehurst, NC); Union Boat Club; George Vose (Brookline, MA); Frederic Wallace; H. J. Wallace; Miss Eleanor B. Walsh (Upper Troy, NY); A. W. Ward; A. L. Warren; F. A. Washburn; Mrs. R. C. Watrous (Providence, RI); Webster & Atlas National Bank (Boston, MA); S. M. Weld (Wareham, MA); J. Whittemore; Francis Williams (Taunton, MA); F. A. Wilson; William H. Winkley (West Medford, MA); Frederick Winthrop; and Miss M. D. Wood (Cambridge, MA).

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Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
Date of Acquisition
Physical Description
1 bound journal containing 400 pages and approximately 800 entries (13 1/8 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches)
13 1/8x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
13 1/8x 8 1/2x 1 1/2(HxWxD) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
Strong Museum number: 212.3
Reference Code

Record details

Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries)
Probably Irving & Casson
Descriptive Terms
journals (accounts)
Material Type
journals (accounts)