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University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1798-1975
(Bulk: 1915-1972)
Creator:
Dechert family -- Geographic subdivision--Pennsylvania; ,
Dechert, Robert, 1895-1975,
Extent: 4 cubic feet
The Dechert family was involved in Philadelphia's legal, civic, and military history from the mid-nineteenth century through twentieth century. The Robert Dechert Family Papers primarily document the life of Robert Dechert, touching upon almost all of his activities.
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Robert Dechert Family Papers
creator
Dechert family -- Geographic subdivision--Pennsylvania; , Dechert, Robert, 1895-1975,
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UPT 50 D293
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
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4 cubic feet
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1798-1975
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1915-1972
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The Dechert family was involved in Philadelphia's legal, civic, and military history from the mid-nineteenth century through twentieth century. The Robert Dechert Family Papers primarily document the life of Robert Dechert, touching upon almost all of his activities.
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Dechert family -- Geographic subdivision--Pennsylvania; Dechert, Robert, 1895-1975 Dechert, Elijah, 1799-1854 Dechert, Henry Martyn, 1832-1918 Dechert, Henry Taylor, 1859-1915 Dechert, Robert Porter, 1842-1894 Holdsworth, William Searle, 1871-1944 Lawrenceville School (N.J.). Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.. Pennsylvania. National Guard. Phillips Brooks School (Philadelphia, Pa.). Porter family. Porter, Andrew, 1743-1813 Porter, David Rittenhouse, 1788-1867 Porter, James Madison, 1793-1862 Porter, Robert, 1768-1848 St. John's College (University of Oxford). United States. Dept. of Defense. -- General subdivision--Officials and employees.; University of Pennsylvania. General Alumni Society. Award of Merit. University of Pennsylvania. Robert Dechert Collection of Americana. University of Pennsylvania. -- General subdivision--Alumni and alumnae.; West Philadelphia Home Guard (Pa.).
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Articles. Awards. Clippings. Commissions. Correspondence. Diaries. Examinations. Lecture notes. Letters. Memorabilia. Minutes. Newspapers. Pamphlets. Photoprints. Scrapbooks. Speeches. Wills.
University Archives and Records Center [Contact Us]
1726-1933
(Bulk: 1865-1913)
Creator:
Townsend, John W., 1855-1939,
Extent: 2 cubic feet
John W. Townsend graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an A.B. in 1875, and went on to a career as an industry executive and capitalist as well as a local historian. The Townsend Collection contains documents ranging in date from 1726 to 1933. The vast majority of these items belonged to John W. Townsend. These papers trace local and national history through John W. Townsend's personal, family and business interests.
title
Townsend Family Papers
creator
Townsend, John W., 1855-1939,
id
UPT 50 T752
repository
University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
extent
2 cubic feet
inclusive date
1726-1933
bulk date
1865-1913
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John W. Townsend graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an A.B. in 1875, and went on to a career as an industry executive and capitalist as well as a local historian. The Townsend Collection contains documents ranging in date from 1726 to 1933. The vast majority of these items belonged to John W. Townsend. These papers trace local and national history through John W. Townsend's personal, family and business interests.
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1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s
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English
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Townsend, John W., 1855-1939 Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 Cambria Steel Company. Glen Mills School (Philadelphia, Pa.). Holy Trinity Church (Philadelphia, Pa.). Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- General subdivision--Assassination.; Rittenhouse Cricket Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Ship Tavern Farm (Chester County, Pa.). Townsend, John W., 1789-1874
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Clippings. Correspondence. Currency. Memorabilia. Photoprints. Scrapbooks.