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The Resource [Papers]

[Papers]

Label
[Papers], 1830-1922
Title
[Papers]
Inclusive dates
1830-1922
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection consists principally of Bearss' receipts, invoices, land documents, and account books relating to his business and land interests in Peru, Indiana. Also included are account books for his transactions with the Miami Indians (1838 - 1842), his Peru general store (1835 - 1845), and Peru sawmill (1851 - 1853). The collection also contains a letterbook containing copies of his letters relating to his claims against the Indiana and other business matters, correspondence (business and family), receipts, invoices, and business accounts
Biographical or historical data
Daniel Bearss, born 1809, was a storekeeper, farmer, and businessman in Peru, Miami County Indiana (1834 - 1884). Bearss was a member of the Whig and Republican parties, elected to the Indiana House of Representatives (1841 - 1848) and Indiana Senate (1855 - 1857, 1861 - 1863, and 1875 - 1877). Bearss also owned extensive real estate in the Peru area, and was the director of the Indianapolis, Peru, and Chicago Railroad Company. Daniel Bearss died in 1884.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1809-1884
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bearss, Daniel R.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farmers
  • Businessmen
  • Politicians
  • General stores
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Miami Indians
  • Real property
  • Sawmills
  • Business enterprises
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Miami County (Ind.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Peru (Ind.)
  • Peru (Ind.)
  • Peru (Ind.)
  • Peru (Ind.)
  • Bearrs family
Label
[Papers]
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/106
Instantiates
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
17537982
Extent
1 manuscripts box, 2 os folders, 10 volumes
Immediate source of acquisition
Jack Robbins
Lccn
91797947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28408836
  • (OCoLC)28408836
Terms governing use
Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.
Label
[Papers]
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/106
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
17537982
Extent
1 manuscripts box, 2 os folders, 10 volumes
Immediate source of acquisition
Jack Robbins
Lccn
91797947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28408836
  • (OCoLC)28408836
Terms governing use
Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

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