McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875

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Descriptive Summary

 

Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875

Collection No.: SC 0160
Creator: McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle families

Extent: 1 folder; .08 cubic feet

Language: 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.

 

Administrative Information

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).

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

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.

Bio/Historical Note:

Unknown.

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.

Arrangement:

These items are arranged in one folder.

Contents:

Folder Title
Box : Folder
McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875
1:1

Compiled by: Mark Hubbard, October 2000; Alicia Henneberry, October 2013