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Thomas Silver collection

 Collection
Identifier: L143

Scope and Contents

The collection contains personal correspondence, receipts, accounts, daybook, deeds, and other business papers from Thomas Silver in Pendleton, Indiana ranging from 1828 to 1866, related to his store. Also included are accounts with wholesale merchants in Cincinnati, Ohio and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as well as receipts, accounts, and business papers for Pendleton merchant and brother William Silver.

Dates

  • 1828-1866

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

One of the earliest settlers in Madison County, Thomas Silver owned a general merchandise store and mill in Pendleton, Indiana from 1828 to 1856.

Extent

0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Nellie Hollowell in 1965 May and July.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2011 June by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2011 June by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid revised 2024/06/14 by Brittany Kropf.

Creator

Title
Thomas Silver collection
Status
Under Revision
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.
317-232-3671