Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 4-7
Sub-Series — Box 1
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous account book, and is "an account of mony advanced for the Poor of the City of Philadelphia." Entries include amounts donated by various individuals in the Philadelphia area.
File — Box 1
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Joshua L. Baily. The volume was originally used as an account book, from 1794-1795, and was later re purposed by Baily as a diary or timeline of events in his life, dated 1826-1915. The section of the volume that acts as an account book includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically, and entries record amounts paid or owned, the goods purchased, and the currency used. Goods listed are mainly dry goods and...
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Israel Howell Birdsall. The volumes includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically. Entries record amounts paid or owed, the goods purchased, and the currency used. Majority of entries include the purchase and sale of: oil, oil meal (used as food for livestock), flax seed, plaster, beans, apples, and butter.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book, labeled by Branson as volume 2. The book records Branson's business transactions as a cobbler. Entries include the amount received and the work done, including making shoes, slippers, and boots, repairing shoes, slippers, and boots, and soling, heeling, and capping shoes and boots.