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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Kim Rogers Burdick papers related to Delaware folklife

Identifier: MSS 0265

Kim Rogers Burdick is an author, historian, project director, folklorist, teacher, curator and non-profit leader. The Kim Rogers Burdick papers related to Delaware folklife consist of six essays on aspects of Delaware folklife, a grant application for a Delaware Cultural Conservation Program, an editorial on Delaware's Coastal Heritage Greenway, and her biographical sketch.

Dates: 1982-1991

Journal of Travels Commencing from the Year 1798

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0009
Abstract Richard Champney’s memoir, which he entitled in full "Journal of Travels commencing from the year 1798, through various parts, of England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Spain, Portugal, Canada, United-States of North America, Denmark, Germany, Holland, & the Netherlands. &c. by Richard Champney," was handwritten in four bound volumes and are a polished and edited version of daily journals kept by Richard Champney and his parents. The journals detail Champney's childhood journey from...
Dates: 1827-1828

Samuel M. Donnell account books

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0081

The account books of Samuel M. Donnell span the dates 1852 until 1880 and encompass both Donnell's real estate concerns and his farming and household interests in Newark, Delaware.

Dates: 1852-1880; Majority of material found within 1866-1880

Thomas Evans and Benjamin T. Biggs farm account book

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0010

This farm account book was kept by Dr. Thomas Evans and Benjamin T. Biggs of Pencader Hundred, Delaware, between 1792 and 1869.

Dates: 1792-1800, 1847-1869

Index to remarkable passages : recipe book

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0154

This manuscript volume, titled “Index to Remarkable Passages,” comprises recipes for medical conditions, household problems, and agricultural concerns, and was made by an unknown creator in approximately 1803-1804.

Dates: approximately 1803-1804

Journal memo'da

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0043

The journal of Craigie P. Jenks documents his daily life as a farmhand near Boston, Massachusetts, in 1851. Jenks described both his work and his opinions of current social and political events.

Dates: 1851 February 15-August 13

John McIntire farm ledger

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0016

This ledger was kept by John McIntire between 1809 and 1851 to record the accounts for his farm in New Castle County, Delaware, or Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1809-1851

Alfred I. Paxson family history, diary, and reflections

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0168
Abstract The Alfred I. Paxson family history, diary, and reflections consists of approximately 116 pages of handwritten commentary and reflection relating to the life of Delaware Quaker and farmer Alfred I. Paxson. The first eighty-seven pages of the volume consist of Paxson's autobiography and, later, diary entries. The final twenty-nine pages of the volume, spanning from pages 100 through 129 of the numbered journal, contain several of Paxson's "Reflections and Meditations" on topics such as death,...
Dates: 1888-1894

William Russel ledgers

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0076

Includes two ledgers kept by the Russel family of Lewes, Delaware, primarily documenting the accounts of William Russel's tannery, farming, and dry goods services, but also containing miscellaneous items related to other pursuits or other family members.

Dates: 1808-1885

Samuel M. Talley trigonometry notebook and account book

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0112

This trigonometry and surveying notebook belonged to Samuel M. Talley, who lived in Brandywine Hundred, near Wilmington, Delaware, in the nineteenth century. The notebook features mathematical problems and solutions related to the principles of trigonometry and the surveying of land. The latter part of the volume contains an account book listing wages due for farm labor.

Dates: 1833-1863; Majority of material found within 1833-1834