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003. Manuscript Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: 003
Manuscript materials.

Found in 209 Collections and/or Records:

David Widener Account Ledger

Identifier: 003-MS 125
Scope and Contents Account ledger containing the daily business records of David Widener, a shoemaker in Chester County, Pa. ‡b Includes a credit listing of shoes purchased and shoes repaired, the name of the purchaser, and the cost of the shoes or services rendered.  An index to the customer names listed in the volume is also provided.

D.B. Kauffman Store Ledger

Identifier: 003-MS 7
Scope and Contents Store ledger. Contains business transaction and financial records of a blacksmith and horse implements dealer from Creswell, Pa. Includes the status of credit accounts, company expenses, and records of miscellaneous business dealings such as shoe and bridle repairs and the cost of services rendered.

[Discharge] 1865, June 26 of William Lour [Lower]

Identifier: 003-MS 189
Abstract William Lour was discharged from the A Company, 206th Regiment, Pa. Volunteers at Richmond, Va. Discharge was signed by Fre A. Sawyer, Captain, and W. W. Nesbitt, Captain of the company. Oath of identity 1883, January 25 signed at Williamsburg Blair County, Pa.

Doris Keller Hosler papers

Identifier: 003-MS 235
Abstract Photographs, certificates, articles, programs, greeting cards, diploma, and memorabilia dealing with the life and career of Doris Keller Hosler. ‡b Among the materials included are personal and family photographs of Doris Keller Hosler, photographs, a program, and speech notes related to the dedication of the Doris Keller Hosler Classroom at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, a program and photographs of the first induction ceremony for the Hobbs-Wickersham Society, Mrs. Hosler's emerita...

Dorothy Thompson collection

Identifier: 003-MS 250
Abstract Books, correspondence, and ephemera once owned by journalist Dorothy Thompson. ‡b Among the books included in the collection are several copies of Mein Kampf as well as other works on the political situation in Germany and Europe before, during, and after the Second World War.  Two of the copies of Mein Kampf include notations by Miss Thompson while a number of the works dealing with the political situation in Europe are inscribed to her by their authors.  One book dealing with women's suffrage...

Edwards and Bishop business records

Identifier: 003-MS 16
Scope and Contents Ledgers (2 day books, 2 ledgers, 1 monthly summary, and 1 accounts receivable book). Includes store ledgers and receipt book covering the years 1875 to 1877 for the Edwards and Bishop Booksellers and Stationers store. Also includes the account ledgers of the Strasburg, Pa. farm managed by William B. Bishop from 1871 to 1901 and a ledger from the Quaker City Business College. Financial records, names of customers, items purchased and costs are included.

Elizabeth Anne Blemker baby book

Identifier: 003-MS 454

Elizabeth Pierce Putnam Soule journal, 1855-1856

Identifier: MS470
Content Description Journal of Elizabeth Soule, of her daily life and devotions to the church. She mentions hearing Bishop Hopkins speaking on the 25th of May 1855 (he was the Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese in Vermont). Along with her signature in the journal is her brother's, E.F. Putnam, when he was a student at the Episcopal Seminary in Arlington, Virginia. It appears that he began this journal to record alphabetically themed references to religious meditations. Elizabeth then used it to record her...

Evan Sheeler Account Ledger

Identifier: 003-MS 121
Scope and Contents Account ledger containing assorted farm, household and labor accounts of Evan Sheeler of Berks County, Pa. Includes information on women laborers, the boarding of iron furnace workers and items purchased and sold by the Sheeler family.