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Series XIII. Oversize Materials, 1785-1899

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains land deeds, survey information, and indentures held by the Darlington Family, dating from 1785 to 1899. Also included in this series are oversized documents relating to the collection, including: a diploma, medals, buttons, photos, deeds, and land surveys. The materials in this series relate to areas of collection interests to the Darlington family and owned by the Darlington family. These files are too large to be filed within the preceding manuscript series for family members, and contains information about them, their research interests, education, and land holdings.


Box 25
Folder 1 O'Hara and Richardson, Survey Information, October 17, 1785
Folder 2 Mary C. Darlington, Land Warrant, October 17, 1785
Folder 3 William Bamer, Deed, January 18, 1793
Folder 4 Robert Campbell, Deed, October 1817
Folder 5 Benjamin Darlington, Deed, November 29, 1822
Folder 6 James Rope, Indenture, 1829
Folder 7 Richardson, Patent (copy), December 17, 1839
Folder 8 William Darlington, Deed, July 19, 1850
Folder 9 Mary O'Hara and Mary Darlington, May 28, 1857
Folder 10 William and Mary Darlington, March, 23, 1887
Folder 11 Mary Darlington, Deed, May, 8, 1890
Folder 12 O'Hara Darlington, Taxes, January 15, 1893
Folder 13 Inventory of Darlington Family Lot Surveys, undated
Folder 14 Sale of Land, undated
Folder 15 David Stule, Land Survey Information, undated

Box 26
Folder 1 Sam Jones, Deed, January 4, 1806
Folder 2 William Mann, Indenture, October 7, 1811
Folder 3 Alex Young and Fredrick Myers, Indenture, May 1812
Folder 4 Act to erect a Bridge by Governor, August 13, 1845
Folder 5 Hearman Demery, William Crogan, James Roph, and Mary O'Hara to James, Deed, January 26, 1846
Folder 6 John White and Mary O'Hara, Indenture, April 1, 1848
Folder 7 Mary O'Hara to John White, Deed, April 22, 1848
Folder 8 James O'Hara, Indenture, April 5, 1849
Folder 9 James O'Hara, Indenture, April 5, 1849
Folder 10 John Whiteknife and Mary O'Hara, Deed, April 14, 1851
Folder 11 Charles Shirk, Deed, May 3, 1856
Folder 12 William Boyle, William Darlington, and Mary O'Hara, Deed, September 16, 1856
Folder 13 William Darlington and William Johnson, Indenture, November 14, 1859
Folder 14 Mary Darlington, Deed, March 21, 1866
Folder 15 Mary Darlington, Deed, March 21, 1866
Folder 16 Mary Darlington, Deed, March 21, 1866
Folder 17 Mary Darlington, Deed, March 21, 1866
Folder 18 William and Mary Darlington, Deed, November 4, 1884
Folder 19 Mary Darlington, Deed, August 23, 1899

Box 27
Folder 1 William Trent's Account of Proceedings with Six Nations of Indians and Allies, November 17, 1753
Folder 2 William Darlington, Certificate of Acceptance into the Bar, November 20, 1837
Folder 3 William Darlington, Certificate of Acceptance to the Academy of Natural Sciences, November 24, 1868
Folder 4 O'Hara Darlington, Yale Diploma, 1871
Folder 5 William Darlington, Survey of Darlington Land on Loyalhanna Creek, May 9, 1879
Folder 6 Buttons and Badge Memorabilia, 1900-1914
Folder 7 O'Hara Darlington, Certificate of Membership in Historical Society of Pennsylvania, undated
Folder 8 Four Unlabeled Photographs, undated
Folder 9 Design notes for library bookcases, undated
Folder 10 Deed to the Estate of Jane McCullough, undated
Folder 11 Portrait of William M. Darlington, undated
Folder 12 Three Paintings of Natural Scenes, undated
Folder 13 Floor plan of Guyasuta, undated
Folder 14 Photos of the Darlington Property at Marshall Avenue and Brighton Road, undated
Folder 15 Darlington Index List, undated
Box 29 Plan Book ca. 1860-1884

Contains lot and block information (some drawn by hand) for Pittsburgh and surrounding area; not necessarily property owned by Darlington family, but collected for historic reasons.