The Old Offices, 44 State Street, January, 1926 (H. L. Higginson's offices)

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1926

Location Note

Box: Albums 253, 265, 267

GUSN

GUSN-265491

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Description

14 pages of 8" x 10" albumen prints of the outside and interior of the investment banking offices of H. L. Higginson. The firm Lee, Higginson & Co. was located at 44 State Street. Detail and quality of the photos are very high.

Details

Descriptive Terms

offices (work spaces)
office buildings
interior views
photograph albums
albumen prints

Additional Identification Number

album number 267

Physical Description

1 photograph album; black and white photographs : 11.25 x 14.25 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

PC009.267

Acquisition Type

Library & Archives Purchase

Image Dimensions

14.25 x 11.25 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
albumen prints

Other People

Higginson, Henry Lee, 1834-1919

Other Organizations

Lee, Higginson & Co.

Accruals Note

Henry Lee Higginson was a Boston banker and philanthropist. He started as a junior partner in his father's brokerage firm Lee, Higginson & Co in 1868 and worked as senior partner until his death in 1919. He is most notably remembered as the founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1881.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Box: Albums 253, 265, 267