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Collection Keim
Object Name List of Documents
Description Five pages of background text accompanying Historical American Buildings Survey photographs. Five pages of text describe Location, Historical and Architectural Information, etc. regarding Keim Cabin.

For full text refer to additional images or MULTIMEDIA LINKS. Also see MULTIMEDIA LINKS for associated photographs.

See catalog records KCPH5--1002.01.031 thru KCPH9--1002.01.035 for detailed information on the photographs included in this file.

The summary text "Part I. Historical Information" should be largely disregarded as inaccurate as to construction dates and early uses of the structures. The writer confused Johannes Keim with his son Jacob, and attributed the Jacob Keim buildings to Johannes's farm location which was near present-day Pleasantville several miles southeast of Jacob's farmstead. Johannes never owned Jacob's land holdings, which were received from Jacob's father in law, __Hoch in c.1752.

For a well-documented chronology and summary of the architecture and uses of the Jacob Keim multi-function "ancillary" structure ["cabin"] and original house, see Pendleton, Philip, "Oley Valley Heritage, The Colonial Years: 1700-1775," pp. 90-92 and other references indexed under "Keim, Jacob" on p. 228.
Date August 1958
Notes Hardcopy of text downloaded from Library of Congress web site is located in HPT Archive
People Keim, Jacob
Alexander, Drury B.
Catalog Number 1002.01.037
Archive Number KATX1
Creator Drury Alexander
Search Terms KATX
Keim Photo
Historic American Buildings Survey
Library of Congress
Ancillary Building