Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
John S. Haines diary
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.
Mordecai Matlack diaries
Mordecai Matlack was a Quaker farmer in the vicinity of Byberry Township, just outside of Philadelphia. The majority of his diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls, and daily farm work.
Samuel Morton receipt book
The receipt book of Samuel Morton records payments made to various individuals for goods and services, generally related to Morton's grange farm.
Isaac Norris notebooks
Scope and Content note
This collection is comprised of the two volumes of notebooks of Isaac Norris, largely related to agriculture.
Smedley Family Papers
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950