A Guide to the McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875: SC 0160

A Guide to the McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875: SC 0160

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number SC 0160


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

Repository
Special Collections, James Madison University
Collection Number
SC 0160
Title
McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=jmu/vihart00011.xml
Extent
.08 cubic feet; 1 folder
Creator
McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle families
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

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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.

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.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

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

Container List

Box:Folder 1 folder: 1
McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875
  • Annual Membership Receipts, 1859
  • Appraised Property List - Mrs. M.R. Harper, 1875
  • Article of Agreement, 1849