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Shindler-Palmer Family Papers, 1715-1951

By Emily Blackburn Kerr

Collection Overview

Title: Shindler-Palmer Family Papers, 1715-1951

ID: A/82

Creator: Shindler, Robert Doyne (1814-1874)

Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists entirely of photocopies of the original items usually accompanied by photocopies of a typed transcription of the original. Occasionally only the typed transcript is in the collection.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Business correspondence of Robert Doyne Shindler, 19 items., 1846-1873Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Business correspondence of Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, 8 items., 1841-1852Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Business correspondence of Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, (Includes correspondence and pamphlets about mining stocks.) 11 items., 1859-1882Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Personal correspondence of Robert Doyne Shindler, 9 items., 1852-1874Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Personal correspondence of Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, 8 items., 1841-1867Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Personal correspondence of Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, 9 items., 1868-1875Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Personal correspondence of Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, 1880-1881Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Personal correspondence between Robert Doyne Shindler and Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, 8 items., 1856-1861Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Personal correspondence between Robert Doyne Shindler and Mary S. B. Dana Shindler. 11 items., 1862-1869Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Personal correspondence of Robert C. Shindler, 3 items, 1860-1874Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Miscellaneous correspondence, (Includes Jane Palmer love letter and engagement proposal from Dr. F. and Job Palmer recipe.) 9 items, 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Job prospects and recommendations of Robert Doyne Shindler, 17 items., 1836-1856Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Job prospects and recommendations of Robert Doyne Shindler, 12 items., 1859-1863Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Certificates and diplomas of Robert Doyne Shindler, (Includes Kenyon College Diploma, 1835; South Carolina Deacon Certificate, 1841 and Priest Certificate, 1844; Tennessee Oath of Allegiance to U. S., 1863.) 5 items., 1835-1863Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Clippings (most about or by Mary S. B. Dana Shindler). n. d. 6 items.Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Legal documents about Robert Doyne Shindler, (Includes deposit slip to Office Farmers' Bank of Virginia, Alexandria; Indenture between Withers family and R. D. Shindler; Estate Account of Conrad and Elizabeth Shindler, deceased; Probate of Will of R. D. Shindler.) 6 items., 1851-1874Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Legal documents about Mary S. B. Dana Shindler,  (Consists of Indenture Agreements between Mrs. Shindler and publishers allowing her books to be printed.) 6 items., 1840-1842Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Miscellaneous legal documents, (Includes Indenture between John Garret and William Hodgson, 1715; Honorable Discharge of Conrad Shindler, 1802; Spanish land titles for John M. Dean and John A. Vickers, 1834; Estate Account of Col. John Herbert.) 6 items., 1715-1834Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Life and Letters of Benjamin Morgan Palmer by Thomas Cary Johnson (extracts). 1 item.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Miscellaneous Palmer family history, (Includes Mrs. Shindler's Spirit Band, Will of Nathaniel Morgan.) 8 items., 1784-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Programs and announcements, (Includes Kenyon College Commencement Exercises; Announcements about Ripley Female Institute, a Boarding and Day School in Louisville, and the Western Harp.) 4 items., 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Scientific writings of Robert Doyne Shindler, 4 items., 1854Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Poetry and creative writing by Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, 6 items., 1864Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Poetry not by Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, (Includes poetry by Mary S. Heywood - Spotsylvania, William Jay - Bath England, and Richard W. Habersham - Washington City.) 3 items., 1840-1841Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Journal of Mary S. B. Dana Shindle (copy of typscript), 1835-1845Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Journal of Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, June-July 1835Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Journal of Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, cont, August-October, 1835, parts of 1837-1838Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Journal of Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, cont., January-April, 1839Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Journal of Mary S. B. Dana Shindler, cont., May, 1839-January, 1845Add to your cart.