McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle families
Title:
McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers
Collection No.:
SC 0160
Date:
1849-1875
Extent:
1 folder, .08 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
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.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875, SC 0160, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

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Bio/Historical Note

Unknown.

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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.

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Arrangement

These items are arranged in one folder.

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Administrative Information

Revision Description

Alicia HenneberryConverted to schema conforming EAD by dtd2schema.vh.xsl. October 20132013-11-21

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).

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.

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Index Terms

Subject

  • Contracts, Agricultural -- Virginia -- Augusta County -- 19th century
  • Real property -- Virginia -- Augusta County
  • Farm management -- Virginia -- Augusta County
  • Agriculture -- Accounting -- 19th century
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- 19th century
  • Agriculture -- Finance -- 19th century
  • Decedents' estates -- 19th century
  • Wheat -- Planting
  • Rye -- Planting
  • Crops -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)
  • Augusta County (Va.) -- History -- Sources
  • Augusta County (Va.) -- Economic conditions -- Sources
  • Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History -- Sources
  • Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Economic conditions -- Sources
  • Virginia -- History, Local -- Sources

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875 box 1 folder 1
Annual Membership Receipts, 1859
Appraised Property List - Mrs. M.R. Harper, 1875
Article of Agreement, 1849