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The Resource Peter Anderson account book

Peter Anderson account book

Label
Peter Anderson account book, 1839-1848
Title
Peter Anderson account book
Inclusive dates
1839-1848
Creator
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes an account book from Peter Anderson in Logansport, Indiana ranging from 1839 to 1848 regarding business transactions
Biographical or historical data
Peter Anderson was born in Maryland around 1804 to James C. and Celia "Selah" Anderson. Sometime before 1830, he moved to Logansport, Indiana, where he was a farmer and also owned a general store with Job B. Eldridge, which enterprise was dissolved in 1835. Information provided by the donor suggests that Anderson may have had several other partners at various times, including Mr. Atwell, Mr. Harris, and Mr. Horney. He also served as secretary for the Logansport and Rochester Michigan Road Company in 1846.Anderson married Mary Ann Dunham on July 12, 1836 in Cass County, Indiana with whom he had three children. After Mary Ann's death, he married Margaret Emma Wright on September 4, 1848, also in Cass County. They had at least three children together. Anderson died on January 27, 1868.Sources:Ancestry.com. "Anderson, Peter." 1850 United States Federal Census. Accessed August 10, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Anderson, Peter." 1860 United States Federal Census. Accessed August 10, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Anderson, Peter." Indiana Marriages to 1850. Accessed August 10, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Newspaper Archive. Accessed August 10, 2015. http://access.newspaperarchive.com/us/indiana.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Account books
  • Business
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Logansport (Ind.)
Label
Peter Anderson account book
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/V279_Anderson_Peter_Account_Book.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004/12 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/10 by Edythe Huffman
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
17533463
Extent
0.3 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 Robert Whitsett on 1950/08.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935319705
  • (OCoLC)935319705
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 volume
Label
Peter Anderson account book
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/V279_Anderson_Peter_Account_Book.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2004/12 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/10 by Edythe Huffman
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
17533463
Extent
0.3 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 Robert Whitsett on 1950/08.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935319705
  • (OCoLC)935319705
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 volume

Library Locations

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      39.77004 -86.164015

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