Foster Brothers records 1875-1973 (bulk 1893-1942)


Foster Brothers records 1875-1973 (bulk 1893-1942)

The records of Boston picture frame company Foster Brothers measure 12.5 linear feet and date from 1875-1973 with the bulk of the material falling between 1893 and 1942. Correspondence, stock records, financial records, writings, miscellaneous business records, printed material, scrapbooks, and photographs document the history of this company that operated a factory, retail store, and wholesale and mail order businesses between 1893 and 1942. A small number of family papers are included, with items pre-dating and post-dating the business.

12.5 linear feet

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Related Entities

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Osborne, S. W. (person)

Foster, Stephen Bartlett, 1856-1932 (person)

Foster, John Roy, 1863-1931 (person)

Richter, C. F. (person)

Osborne, Helen Foster (person)

Foster Brothers (Firm : Boston, Mass.) (corporateBody)

Established by Stephen Bartlett Foster (1856-1932) and John Roy Foster (1863-1931), Foster Brothers opened in 1893 at 164 Boylston Street, Boston. By 1896, Foster Brothers had moved to 3 Park Square, just around the corner from its first location. Eventually, the business relocated to 4 Park Square, where it stayed for the remainder of its existence. The original Foster Brothers factory was housed in the old Parkman’s Market building on Cambridge Street in Boston. In 1918, the Foste...

Foster, John R. (person)