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Series 6: Subject Files, 1699-1913


Scope and Contents

This series partly reflects the order established by Tyler Arboretum in the 1960s. Selected manuscript materials were sorted, organized, and stored in either letter or oversized boxes, interfiled with accounts, receipts, etc. In 2010, the files were integrated with papers from the 1996 deposit. Correspondence was removed to Series 1. Topics concerning the Society of Friends were consolidated under that category. Please note that some early correspondence is included in the scrapbook of Manuscripts. Jacob Painter's extensive work on developing a new system of grammar are grouped under the topic "Grammar." Minshall Painter's extensive horticultural records are grouped under the topic "Horticulture." Records cataloged in Series 4, Legal and Financial Papers, will include information interesting to researchers on related topics.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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