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Century-old concern, business of Jones, McDuffee & Stratton Co., by John Connelly, Boston, Mass.

EP001.12.012.004.009 (RS247007)

Description

The Company history is provided from its founding in 1810 with a floor by floor description of the merchandise carried in the store at Franklin and Hawley Streets. The development of the business under Otis Norcross, Jr., who became a Boston Mayor, is described. The cover title reads "A Century of Progress." Wedgwood tile calendars and plates, depicting Boston scenes, are listed on pages 46-52.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1910
Physical Description
2 books, 52 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches
Dimensions
9 1/4x 6 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. F. Gordon Patterson, 1 July 1939,
GUSN
314779
Reference Code
EP001.12.012.004.009

Record details

Originator
Connelly, John (Author)
Geo. H. Ellis Company (Printer)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton Co. (Publisher)
Other People
Norcross, Otis, Jr., 1811-1882
Norcross, Otis, Sr., 1785-1827
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
glassware
mayors
porcelain
pottery (object genre)
Material Type
books
Subjects
Franklin Street (Boston, Mass.)
Hawley Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Household: Pottery and china

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