Heman Chapin Family Papers

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Heman Chapin family papers
Creator: Chapin (Family : Chapin, Heman, 1786-1873)
Call Number: A.C45
Dates: 1814-1880
Physical Description: 3 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Ledgers and daybooks
Series II: Diaries
Collection Overview
Title: Heman Chapin family papers
Creator: Chapin (Family : Chapin, Heman, 1786-1873)
Call Number: A.C45
Dates: 1814-1880
Physical Description: 3 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Heman Chapin left Salisbury, Connecticut in 1796 and settled on 400 acres north of the village of Bloomfield, N.Y. He is said to have been the originator of the "Northern Spy" and "Early Joe" apples, grown in this area.

Scope and Content
Diaries, records and account books of various members of the Chapin family, farmers and fruit growers of East Bloomfield, New York.

These papers contain records and accounts pertaining to growing, harvesting, selling and shipping apples, grapes, and other fruits grown by Heman Chapin and his son, Oliver C. Chapin.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--East Bloomfield
Fruit-culture
Agriculture
Diaries
Chapin, Heman, 1786-1873
Chapin, Oliver C.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased 8/15/47 from Mrs. Ruth (Chapin) Koomen.Access
The Heman Chapin family papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
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[Item title, item date], Heman Chapin family papers, A.C45, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
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Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Series I: Ledgers and daybooks
Box 1, Volume 1;
Box 2, Volume 2
Ledger, undated
Box 1, Volume 2Ledger, 1847
Box 1, Volume 3Ledger, 1840-1848
Box 1, Volume 4Ledger, 1851-1860
Box 1, Volume 5;
Box 2, Volume 1
Day book, undated
Box 2, Volume 3Ledger, 1814-1828
Box 2, Volume 4Ledger, 1830-1832
Box 2, Volume 5Ledger, 1872-1873
Box 3, Volume 16Ledger, 1879-1880
Series II: Diaries
Box 3, Volume 1Diary, 1856
Box 3, Volume 2Diary, 1857
Box 3, Volume 3Pocket diary, 1860
Box 3, Volume 4Diary, 1862
Box 3, Volume 5Diary, 1865
Box 3, Volume 6Diary, 1866
Box 3, Volume 7Diary, 1867
Box 3, Volume 8Diary, 1868
Box 3, Volume 9Time book, 1869-1872
Box 3, Volume 10Diary, 1870
Box 3, Volume 11Diary, 1871
Box 3, Volume 12Diary, 1873
Box 3, Volume 13Diary, 1873-1876
Box 3, Volume 14Diary, 1874
Box 3, Volume 15Diary, 1876
Box 3, Volume 17Ruth Chapin: ready reference diary, 1926


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