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John S. Haines diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-033

Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of the single, handwritten, "Farm and Garden" diary of John S. Haines. Entries detail the weather, farm work done each day, harvests, planting, and the crops yielded. Entries also describe farm-related business, including the sale of crops and the purchasing of farm equipment.

Dates

  • 1839-1865

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

John S. Haines was born circa 1818-1819, the son of Reuben Haines and Jane Bowne, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In his adulthood, he was a trustee of the Germantown Preparative Meeting. In 1850, he married Mary D. Cope, the daughter of Henry Cope and Rachel Reeve Cope. The couple lived at Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and had three sons: Reuben, Henry C., and Francis C.

Extent

0.06 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

John S. Haines's "Farm and Garden" diary entries detail the weather, farm work done each day, harvests, planting, and crops yielded. Entries also describe farm-related business, including the sale of crops and the purchasing of farm equipment.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.08.041 John S. Haines financial records
  • HC.MC.1170 Cope-Evans family papers
  • HC.MC.1108 R.W. Kelsey's Notes on American and Agricultural History
  • HC.MC.1218 James Wood papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.
Title
John S. Haines diary, 1839-1865
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August, 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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