Swift Brothers

Swift Brothers

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Nikki Stoddard Schofield, February 2013


Organizational Note:

Swift Brothers were wholesale dealers in “choice dressed beef.” They were located at 123-127 Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1892. 


Information Found within Collection

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of two invoices for beef sold by Swift Brothers to Koehler Brothers.  The first invoice is dated January 17, 1892, for $5.65.  The second invoice is dated March 21, 1892 for $6.45.  At the lower right corner is: F. M. Griffey, Swift & Co., 7/1/37, which could be the donor and date of donation.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Item Listing:

1/17/1892 Invoice for $5.65 for choice dressed beef
3/21/1892 Invoice for $6.45 for choice dressed beef

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1892
Provenance:  Unknown, possibility F. M. Griffey, July 1, 1937
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English.
Alternate Formats: None.
Related Holdings: None.
Collection Notes: None.

MA BA 6-13-2013