Flint, Charles R. (Charles Ranlett), 1850-1934

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Charles Ranlett Flint (1850-1934) was a financial capitalist, merchant and industrial consolidator. He entered the shipping business and worked for commission merchants in New York City. Popularly known as the "Father of Trusts", he was responsible for many industrial consolidations and mergers.

From the guide to the Charles R. Flint papers, 1872-1930, 1885-1915, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Epithet: Rector of Bilsthorpe

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x0000c4

Charles Ranlett Flint (1850-1934) was a financial capitalist, merchant and industrial consolidator.

He entered the shipping business and worked for commission merchants in New York City. Popularly known as the "Father of Trusts", he was responsible for many industrial consolidations and mergers.

From the description of Charles R. Flint papers, 1872-1930, bulk (1885-1915). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122687004

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referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Charles R. Flint papers, 1872-1930, 1885-1915 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Gillespie Blaine Papers, 1777-1945, (bulk 1870-1892) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Flint, Charles R. (Charles Ranlett), 1850-1934. Charles R. Flint papers, 1872-1930, bulk (1885-1915). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893. James Gillespie Blaine family papers, 1777-1945 (bulk 1870-1892). Library of Congress
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXI (ff. 451) 1-15 May 1846.includes:ff. 1-5 James Fahey, Secretary, Institute of Fine Arts: Letters to Sir R Peel: 1845-1846.f. 5 ART. ILLUMINATIONS AND DRAWINGS ARTISTS: Memorials from British artists to Sir R. Peel: 1844, 1846.f. 5 S... British Library
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associatedWith Autosales Gum and Chocolate Company. corporateBody
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associatedWith Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965. person
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associatedWith Boardman, Albert B. person
associatedWith Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947. person
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associatedWith Cordley, Frank R person
associatedWith Cordley, Frank R. person
associatedWith Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948. person
associatedWith Davis, Robert H. (Robert Hobart), 1869-1942. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
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associatedWith Fairchild, George W. person
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associatedWith Gompers, Samuel, 1859-1924. person
associatedWith Harrisburg Pipe and Pipe Bending Company. corporateBody
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associatedWith Lemly, Henry R. person
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associatedWith Lord, Chester O. person
associatedWith Mendonça, Mario de. person
associatedWith Mendonça, Mario de person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Ecuador
South America
Cuba, Central America
Florence, Italy
Alaska
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Latin America
United States
China
Brazil--Manaus
Liverpool, Lancashire
Russia
Turkey
United States
Subject
Streets--Brazil--Manaus
American newspapers--Ownership
Railroads--Alaska
Loans, American--China
Consolidation and merger of corporations--United States
American newspapers--New York (State)--New York--Ownership
Investments, American
Railroads--Ecuador
Submarines (ships)
Russo--Japanese War, 1904-1905--Equipment and supplies
International trade
Investments, American--Latin America
Loans, American--Turkey
Railroads
Loans, American
Rubber industry and trade
Loans, American--Russia
Rubber industry and trade--United States
Consolidation and merger of corporations
Railroads--Russia
Streets
Occupation
Capitalists and financiers
Merchants
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Birth 1850-01-24

Death 1934-02-26

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