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The Harvard Cooperative Society, also known as the Harvard Coop, is a bookstore cooperative. The company operates 6 stores in Boston and Cambridge. The stores offer books, art prints, posters, home shops, men's and women's apparel (Harvard & MIT insignia apparel & gifts) and other merchandise items. Membership in cooperative is limited to affiliates of Harvard, MIT and certain other academic institutions. The stores are open to the general public. The company was established in 1882 and incorporated in Massachusetts in 1903. The company employs 10 people. Mr. Jeremiah P. Murphy is the President of the company and Mr. Allan Powell is the General Manager. Any questions or problems may be directed to the attention of Mr. Murphy.
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Business ManagementMr. Jeremiah P. Murphy Jr., President
Number of Employees
DEPARTMENT STORES CLOTHING BOOK DEALERS-RETAIL Department Stores (except Discount Department Stores) (NAICS: 452111)
Products & Services
Harvard Cooperative Society - The Coop sells the following brand(s): Harvard cloths, MIT cloths
Harvard Cooperative Society - The Coop offers the following product(s): cloths, school materials