Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 4-7
Sub-Series — Box 1
Overview This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous account book, which 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
Overview This volume was originally used as an account book, from 1794 to 1795, and was later repurposed as a diary or timeline of events, dated from 1826 to 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 lumber, including: flour, "middling" (bulk goods of medium grade), hog feed, cornmeal,...
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...
Overview Entries in the account book of Israel Howell Birdsall record amounts paid or owed, goods purchased, and 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. The volume includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically.
Overview This account book records Josiah H. 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.