Resources in Early American History
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1Author:  Keating, William Hypolitus, 1799-1840Requires cookie*
 Title:  William H. Keating Notebooks     
 Dates:  1801-1839 
 Abstract:  The William Keating collection consists of four volumes of records. Three volumes are his personal cash book, which records his financial transactions from 1830-1839. The fourth volume is a survey book. This volume contains detailed descriptions of land that the Keatings' owned in Pennsylvania, likely purchased under or associated with the Holland Land Company. Keating's surveys contain detailed descriptions of the land and area. At times, it reads like a travel narrative.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.K22 
 Extent:  4 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Land and Speculation | Surveying and Maps 
 Genre:  Business Records and Accounts | Maps and Surveys 
 Subjects:  Finance, Personal | Surveys -- Pennsylvania 
2Author:  Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832Requires cookie*
 Title:  Jane Aitken Papers     
 Dates:  1784-1814 
 Abstract:  This collection consists of Aitken family papers and correspondence. The bulk of the collection relates to Jane Aitken's life and dates from 1800 to 1814, the height of Jane Aitken's business career. Much of the correspondence is between Aitken and John Vaughan, a wealthy Philadelphia merchant who served as Jane's investor and benefactor when she fell on hard times.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.Ai9 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Business and Skilled Trades | Philadelphia History | Printing and Publishing | Women's History 
 Genre:  Business Records and Accounts 
 Subjects:  American Philosophical Society | Bookbinding | Finance, Personal | Printers -- Pennsylvania -- History | Printing -- Pennsylvania -- History | Women Printers