Selected papers, 1687-1947, in the Friends Historical Library

Mss.Film.1307

Date: 1687-1947 | Size: 6 microfilm_reel(s)

Abstract

Reel one contains account books, including Agness Minshall (1784-1810), Jacob Minshall (1773-1818), Enos Painter (1802-1863), Minshall Painter (1842-1873), and John J. Tyler (1890-1910). Reel two contains almanacs, receipts, and bank books of Jacob Minshall (1843-1877), Enos Painter (1852-1854), Minshall Painter (1840-1873), and John J. Tyler. Reel three contains day books for Minshall Painter and Jacob Minshall, Mathew Carey's "Account of the Yellow Fever Epidemic," Society of Friends burial records for the Middletown Friends' Meeting graveyard (1787-1859), and complaints against the Painter family (1699-1807), genealogies of the Dutton family, Painter family, Tyler family, Minshall family, and Gilpin family, and journals of travels of John J. Tyler (1841-1900). Reel four contains miscellaneous records on observations of the Liberal File (1853-1856) and a women's rights meeting (1851), an essay by Oran Hazard on slavery (1796), taxes for the Enos Painter estate (1864-1873), and travel guides of the United States and Canada (1844, 1874). Reels five and six contain the shelf list cards for the John J. Tyler Arboretum Library.

Collection Information

Physical description

6 microfilm reels.

Provenance

Received from Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, and accessioned, 1972 (1972 1797mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Daybooks.
  • Guidebooks.
  • Invitations.
  • Journals (notebooks).
  • Microfilm Collection
  • Poems.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Canada -- Guidebooks.
  • John J. Tyler Arboretum.
  • United States -- Guidebooks.

Personal Name(s)

  • Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839
  • Minshall, Agness
  • Minshall, Jacob
  • Painter, Enos
  • Painter, Minshall, 1801-1873

Subject(s)

  • Genealogy.
  • Society of Friends.
  • Weather.
  • Women's rights.
  • Yellow fever.


Detailed Inventory

Account books
  reel 1

Account books, including Agness Minshall (1784-1810), Jacob Minshall (1773-1818), Enos Painter (1802-1863), Minshall Painter (1842-1873), and John J. Tyler (1890-1910).

Almanacs, receipts, and bank books of Jacob Minshall (1843-1877), Enos Painter (1852-1854), Minshall Painter (1840-1873), and John J. Tyler.
  reel 2

Almanacs, receipts, and bank books of Jacob Minshall (1843-1877), Enos Painter (1852-1854), Minshall Painter (1840-1873), and John J. Tyler.

Day books, burial records, and geneaological material
  reel 3

Day books for Minshall Painter and Jacob Minshall, Mathew Carey's "Account of the Yellow Fever Epidemic," Society of Friends burial records for the Middletown Friends' Meeting graveyard (1787-1859), and complaints against the Painter family (1699-1807), genealogies of the Dutton family, Painter family, Tyler family, Minshall family, and Gilpin family, and journals of travels of John J. Tyler (1841-1900).

Miscellaneous records
  reel 4

Miscellaneous records on observations of the Liberal File (1853-1856) and a women's rights meeting (1851), an essay by Oran Hazard on slavery (1796), taxes for the Enos Painter estate (1864-1873), and travel guides of the United States and Canada (1844, 1874).

Shelf list cards
  reel 5-6

Shelf list cards for the John J. Tyler Arboretum Library.