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The Resource Jonas B. Berkey collection

Jonas B. Berkey collection

Label
Jonas B. Berkey collection, 1852-1880
Title
Jonas B. Berkey collection
Inclusive dates
1852-1880
Creator
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes 21 photocopies of materials from Salem, Indianan. Included are papers dealing with Morgan's Raid, stock shares in various Salem businesses and schools, and receipts. Also included is a 9-page copy of coffin accounts, 1873-1880, of Washington County, Indiana, listing coffin sales to individuals
Biographical or historical data
Jonas B. Berkey was born in Berlin, Pennsylvania, on January 20, 1808, son of Christian and Fannie Berkey. The family migrated to Pigeon Roost, Clark County, Indiana, in 1809. Less than a year later, the family moved to Washington County, Indiana, followed by their final move to Jackson County, Indiana. On April 19, 1828, Berkey married Evaline Henderlider. Their children included Susan, Frederick Norton, Jonas Wright, Isabelle, Elizabeth, and Delilah. In 1845, Berkey opened his Berkey merchandise store, known as Berkey Brothers after his sons took over the business, in Salem, Indiana. He died on October 21, 1886. Sources:Stevens, Warder W. Centennial History of Washington County, Indiana. (Indianapolis, IN: B.F. Bowen & Company, 1916), 706. Accessed June 16, 2016. http://www.archive.org.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1808-1886
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Berkey, Jonas B.
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  • Banks and banking
  • Businesspeople
  • Coffins
  • General stores
  • Indiana
  • Morgan's Ohio Raid, 1863
  • Railroads
  • Universities and colleges
  • Business enterprises
  • Indiana
  • Salem (Ind.)
  • United States
  • Washington County (Ind.)
Label
Jonas B. Berkey collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1675
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/05/05 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/05/05 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/06/16 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
17538815
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
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 Washington County Historical Society on 1967/03/18.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247156044
  • (OCoLC)247156044
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
Jonas B. Berkey collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/1675
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/05/05 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2016/05/05 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid revised 2016/06/16 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
17538815
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
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 Washington County Historical Society on 1967/03/18.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn247156044
  • (OCoLC)247156044
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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