The Resource Isaac and Rufus Thornburg collection

Isaac and Rufus Thornburg collection

Label
Isaac and Rufus Thornburg collection, 1881-1893
Title
Isaac and Rufus Thornburg collection
Inclusive dates
1881-1893
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On August 29, 1881, R.S. Russell, Zionsville, Indiana, wrote to Isaac Thornburg and enclosed a flyer about his Chester white hogs with the prices for 1880. On October 27, 1881, S.R. Quick wrote to Isaac about "a dark red bull calf about six months old" selling for $75.00. Mr. Quick's letterhead states: Forest Shade Farm, S.R. Quick and Son, Short Horn Cattle and Cotswold Sheep, Stock for Sale at Fair Rates." He was located in Columbus, Indiana. The final letter, dated December 17, 1893, from Cable, Ohio, is written to Rufus Thornburg, Harrisville, Indiana. The author of this 1893 letter is G.N. Perry. He has "five bulls to select from, four young ones and one old one." He gives the cost of the animals listed. There are three small envelopes which accompany these hand-written letters in ink
Biographical or historical data
Isaac M. and Rufus Thornburg lived in Harrisville, Randolph County, Indiana. S.R. Quick and Son, Columbus, Indiana, were breeders of short horn cattle and costwold sheep. R.S. Russell, Zionsville, Indiana, sold Chester white hogs.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Indiana
Label
Isaac and Rufus Thornburg collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2876
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed by Nikki Schofield 2017/8/31
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21268961
Extent
0.01 Cubic ft.
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Willard Heiss in 1955/9.
System control number
(OCoLC)1006508051
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Isaac and Rufus Thornburg collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2876
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing and finding aid completed by Nikki Schofield 2017/8/31
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21268961
Extent
0.01 Cubic ft.
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Willard Heiss in 1955/9.
System control number
(OCoLC)1006508051
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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