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Harvey & Company Limited letterhead

Accession No: mha00000001
Title: Harvey & Company fonds
Dates: 1861-1958
Location: Bank 35, shelf 4-6
Provenance: Harvey & Company Limited.
Extent: 2.5 m. original material and photocopies.
Organization: Organized in series: Correspondence and diaries, 1885-1956; Financial records, 1925-1958; Legal documents, 1861-1925; Bay Bulls Development Syndicate, 1925-1934; Miscellaneous.
Source of Supplied Title: Supplied title based on description.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Merchant of St. John's, established 1860s, involved in the fish trade, shipping and manufacturing. Diversified in the 20th century. Present name is the Harvey Group of Companies.
Scope and Content: The records of Harvey & Company Limited of St. John's in the Maritime History Archive is a small part of the entire fonds. The material consists of photocopies and original material and covers two distinct periods in the firms' evolution. Most of the original material covers the post confederation period, and consists of correspondence, 1955-1956, and some loose leaf ledgers and journals. There are typed transcripts of two letter books dated 1902-1910 by W.G. Gosling, (1863-1930) a shareholder and long time manager for Harvey's. The letter books give valuable insight into both the business and other interests in Gosling's life. There is also a photocopy of a desk diary dated 1885. Other records relate to the Bay Bulls Development Syndicate, established in 1925.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright is held by the creator or his/her heirs. It is the responsibility of the researchers to obtain copyright status and clearance.
Finding Aids: MHA finding aid 80
Finding Aid on the Web:
Subject: Merchants--Newfoundland and Labrador
Subject: Fisheries--Newfoundland and Labrador
Subject: Legal documents
Subject: Business records
Subject: Log books
Authors_Personal Name: Gosling, William Gilbert, 1863-1930
Authors_Corporate Name: Bay Bulls Development Syndicate

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