Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company -- History;Railroads -- Accounting -- History
In l995, a nearly complete collection of the annual reports of the earliest interstate and common carrier railroad in the U. S., the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O), was rediscovered in the archival collection at the Bruno Library of the University of...
Glass manufacture -- France -- History;Cost accounting -- France -- History;Bookkeeping -- France -- History;Manufacture Royale des Glaces
Compagnie de Saint-Gobain
In 1820, the Manufacture Royale des Glaces, founded in 1665 and also named Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, opted for double entry bookkeeping and cost accounting. At that time, both economic (industrial revolution) and juridical (abolition of the...
Homefront; Communication; Gossip; Man-woman relationships; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects;
In this letter Lucy writes about her desire to know more of Chicopee, MA gossip; explains the lack of eligible men in the area due to the outbreak of the Civil War; and the effects of the Civil War in general upon Mississippi