Hastings (Francis) Horticultural Papers

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Francis Hastings Horticultural Papers
Creator: Hastings, Francis
Call Number: D.379
Dates: 1839-1878
Physical Description: 1 box
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)
Processing Information
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Francis Hastings Horticultural Papers
Creator: Hastings, Francis
Call Number: D.379
Dates: 1839-1878
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Francis Hastings (often called "Frank") was originally from Rochester, where he had operated a nursery with his brother-in-law James Sibley. Hastings moved to Chicago sometime in the early 1840s.

Scope and Content
The Hastings Horticultural Papers provide insight into the business of setting up a nursery in Chicago, along with much information regarding the various types of trees and plants shipped westward from Rochester.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Illinois--Chicago
Nurseries (Horticulture)
Correspondence
Diaries
Financial records
Hastings, Francis
Nursery growers
Processing Information
Processed By: Eileen Fay.Access
The Francis Hastings Horticultural 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
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Francis Hastings Horticultural Papers, D.379, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
Additional Resources: Ellwanger and Barry Papers .


Administrative Information
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Hastings, "History of Horticulture in Western New York State", c. 1859
Box 1, Folder 2Hastings, "History of Horticulture in Western New York State", c. 1859
Box 1, Folder 3Hastings, "History of Horticulture in Western New York State", c. 1859
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence: Buffalo Nursery to Hastings, 1843-1848
Box 1, Folder 5Correspondence: Hastings and James Sibley, 1846-1847
Box 1, Folder 6Correspondence: Hastings and Daniel Gott, 1847
Box 1, Folder 7Partnership agreement between Hastings and Sibley, February 7, 1846
Box 1, Folder 8First Annual Statement of F.H. Hastings Co., December 31, 1846
Box 1, Folder 9Receipts from Mount Hope Garden and Nurseries, with letterhead, 1848-49, 1876 1876
Box 1, Folder 10Price list for Ellwanger Barry, 1849-1850
Box 1, Folder 11Handwritten orders and receipts for purchase of nursery stock, 1846-1852
Shipped to Hastings in Chicago

Box 1, Folder 12Diary in leather case, Dated 1839, most entries 1844-1850
Box 1, Folder 13Notebook in leather case, 1846-1848
Box 1, Folder 14"The Standard Diary", 1878


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