The Resource William Forsyth account books

William Forsyth account books

Label
William Forsyth account books, 1852-1853
Title
William Forsyth account books
Inclusive dates
1852-1853
Creator
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes two account books kept by William Forsyth in 1852 and 1853. The account books log various materials and money related to those items on a daily basis. The logs imply that Forsyth traveled for his business as the top of each page lists different cities, the main ones being Cincinnati and Indianapolis. They also contain doodles and writings presumably made by William Forsyth. One of the log books also contains a series of newspaper clippings on a wide assortment of topics, including medical cures, world history, poetry, home recipes, etc
Biographical or historical data
William Forsyth was a businessman operating in the Indianapolis and Cincinnati area in the 1850s. He kept log books of his transactions and frequently doodled in them, especially of historic figures. Source: Materials from the collection
Cataloging source
ISL
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1854-1935
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Forsyth, William
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  • Account books
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Label
William Forsyth account books
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/5421
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/09/18 by Abby Currier. EAD finding aid created 2018/09/18 by Abby Currier
Arrangement
This collection is only two items.
Control code
21564271
Extent
0.2 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Forsyth family on 1951/02/13.
System control number
(OCoLC)1056208724
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
2 volumes
Label
William Forsyth account books
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/5421
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2018/09/18 by Abby Currier. EAD finding aid created 2018/09/18 by Abby Currier
Arrangement
This collection is only two items.
Control code
21564271
Extent
0.2 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Forsyth family on 1951/02/13.
System control number
(OCoLC)1056208724
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
2 volumes

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