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McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0160

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content

The annual membership receipts for the Virginia Central Agricultural Society for A. A. McPheeters and Miss Mary J. McPheeters are dated 1859; a list of the appraised property of Mrs. M. R. Harper, deceased, Augusta County, are dated April 15, 1875; and an article of agreement between Ira Swartzle, David Swartzle, and J. William Sheetz, concerning raising wheat and rye, Augusta County, is dated 1849.

Dates

  • 1849-1875

Creator

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collection Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Bio/Historical Note

Unknown.

Extent

0.08 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875, include annual membership receipts for the Virginia Central Agricultural Society for A.A. McPheeters and Miss Mary J. McPheeters, a list of the appraised property of Mrs. M.R. Harper, and an article of agreement between Ira Swartzle, David Swartzle, and J. William Sheetz.

Arrangement

These items are arranged in one folder.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Green Valley Auction in September 2000.

Processing Information

In order to streamline the process of applying collection numbers, Special Collections staff completed a large-scale renumbering campaign in 2017-2018. This collection was previously cataloged as SC 4021.

Creator

Source

Title
A Guide to the McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875
Status
Completed
Author
Mark Hubbard, Alicia Henneberry
Date
October 2000, October 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

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