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Isaac Shoemaker scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-018

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Isaac Shoemaker. The volume includes portraits of Shoemaker's family, including Charles Shoemaker, Elizabeth Robeson, Susan Wood, Hannah Taylor, Abraham M. Taylor, George Washington, Daniel Wheeler, and Robert Morton. Also includes sketches of meeting houses, plants found on his travels, and landscapes, including landscapes of South Carolina, Louisiana, western prairies, Spanish Missions in Texas, Pennsylvania, and Yosemite.

Dates

  • 1841-1866

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Isaac Shoemaker (1807-1873) was born in 1807 to Charles and Margaret (Wood) Shoemaker.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 volume, 1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

The scrapbook of Isaac Shoemaker includes portraits of Shoemaker's family, including Charles Shoemaker, Elizabeth Robeson, Susan Wood, Hannah Taylor, Abraham M. Taylor, George Washington, Daniel Wheeler, and Robert Morton. Also includes sketches of meeting houses, plants found on his travels, and landscapes, including landscapes of South Carolina, Louisiana, western prairies, Spanish Missions in Texas, Pennsylvania, and Yosemite.

Custodial History

Notes in the inside covers of this volume relate the history of its ownership. It was originally "presented as a memento of the past to my darling Sallie M. Taylor" according to the note on the inside cover, dated 1866, and signed by I. Shoemaker. A second note reads as follows: "Scrapbook of sketches made by Uncle Isaac Shoemaker and Cousin Walter Hinchman. At my death to be given to Lawrence N. Taylor." The scrapbook was then left to Haverford College in Lawrence N. Taylor's will.

Acquisition

The Isaac Shoemaker scrapbook was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College by Lawrence Taylor.

General Physical Description

Oversize.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.
Title
Isaac Shoemaker scrapbook, 1841-1866
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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