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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1880-1924
Creator:
A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm).
Extent: 0.3 linear feet (1 box)
This collection (1880-1924) contains documents that relate to the business dealings of A. & W. MacKinlay, Limited, a bookselling company founded by Andrew and William MacKinlay in 1827, and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.The bulk of the collection consists of invoices charged by A. & W. MacKinlay to H & A. Locke or to D. Y. Stewart and Son, two regional businesses. A few pieces of business correspondence are also included, along with a pair of ledger books which were printed and sold by A. & W. MacKinlay, but which contain the handwritten financial accounts of two unidentified businesses.
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A. & W. MacKinlay, Limited collection
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A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1336
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.3 linear feet (1 box)
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1880-1924
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This collection (1880-1924) contains documents that relate to the business dealings of A. & W. MacKinlay, Limited, a bookselling company founded by Andrew and William MacKinlay in 1827, and based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.The bulk of the collection consists of invoices charged by A. & W. MacKinlay to H & A. Locke or to D. Y. Stewart and Son, two regional businesses. A few pieces of business correspondence are also included, along with a pair of ledger books which were printed and sold by A. & W. MacKinlay, but which contain the handwritten financial accounts of two unidentified businesses.
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1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
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A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm). A. & W. Mackinlay (Firm). D. Y. Stewart & Son (Firm). H. & A. Locke (Firm). MacKinlay, Andrew, 1800-1867
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Business records Correspondence Financial records Invoices Ledgers (account books)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1815-1817, 1860-1873
Creator:
Austin & Austin.
Extent: 0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
The Austin & Austin Hope Mill on Catskill Creek, located in Catskill, New York, was operated by the Austin family from 1813 to 1872. Specializing in the production of rag paper, the mill was passed down through two generations of the family during the 19th century. The collection contains business letters sent to Austin & Austin. Researchers will find letters from two distinct periods of the company's history, from 1815 to 1817 and from 1860 to 1873.
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Austin & Austin business letters
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Austin & Austin.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1308
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.6 linear foot (2 boxes)
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1815-1817, 1860-1873
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The Austin & Austin Hope Mill on Catskill Creek, located in Catskill, New York, was operated by the Austin family from 1813 to 1872. Specializing in the production of rag paper, the mill was passed down through two generations of the family during the 19th century. The collection contains business letters sent to Austin & Austin. Researchers will find letters from two distinct periods of the company's history, from 1815 to 1817 and from 1860 to 1873.
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Austin & Austin. Austin, Abner, 1771-1848 Austin, Jared, 1777-1854 Austin, Russell, 1769-1829 Austin, Walter, 1807-1872
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Business letters Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1871-1872
Creator:
Fahnestock, French and Co.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Fahnestock, French and Co. was a firm of merchants operating in the nineteenth century in Chicago, Illinois. Located at 393 West Madison Street, the firm sold the Gold Medal Sewing Machine and was also contracted to sell the Walking Motion Treadle for Sewing Machines by Keith, Baldwin & Co. This collection consists of a sales, advertising, and commission ledger, dated from 1871-1872, an alphabetized index book corresponding to the ledger, advertisements, blank bill heads, a contract, and an instruction booklet.
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Fahnestock, French and Co. ledger
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Fahnestock, French and Co.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1838
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
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1871-1872
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Fahnestock, French and Co. was a firm of merchants operating in the nineteenth century in Chicago, Illinois. Located at 393 West Madison Street, the firm sold the Gold Medal Sewing Machine and was also contracted to sell the Walking Motion Treadle for Sewing Machines by Keith, Baldwin & Co. This collection consists of a sales, advertising, and commission ledger, dated from 1871-1872, an alphabetized index book corresponding to the ledger, advertisements, blank bill heads, a contract, and an instruction booklet.
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1870s
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English
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Fahnestock, French and Co.
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Advertisements Ledgers (account books) Manuals (instructional materials)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1813-1853
Creator:
Haldeman, Jacob Miller, 1781-1857
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Jacob Miller Haldeman (1781-1857) was a successful iron monger and businessman. He was one of the incorporators of the Chestnut Hill Iron Ore Company, of Columbia, in 1851, and was also one of the incorporators and managers of the Susquehanna Tide Water Canal Company. Additionally, he was one of the founders and a director of the Dauphin Deposit Bank in Harrisburg and was a large stockholder in the Harrisburg Bank, of which he was president starting in 1853, until the time of his death. The bulk of this collection consists of business letters to Jacob Miller Haldeman, most of which are from businessmen in Baltimore, Maryland. The letters address businesses that Haldeman was involved in, including iron, flour, canals, and property.
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Jacob Miller Haldeman business letters
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Haldeman, Jacob Miller, 1781-1857
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1259
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1813-1853
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Jacob Miller Haldeman (1781-1857) was a successful iron monger and businessman. He was one of the incorporators of the Chestnut Hill Iron Ore Company, of Columbia, in 1851, and was also one of the incorporators and managers of the Susquehanna Tide Water Canal Company. Additionally, he was one of the founders and a director of the Dauphin Deposit Bank in Harrisburg and was a large stockholder in the Harrisburg Bank, of which he was president starting in 1853, until the time of his death. The bulk of this collection consists of business letters to Jacob Miller Haldeman, most of which are from businessmen in Baltimore, Maryland. The letters address businesses that Haldeman was involved in, including iron, flour, canals, and property.
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1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
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English
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Haldeman, Jacob Miller, 1781-1857
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Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1987-1988
Creator:
Bidwell, John, 1949-
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
John Bidwell, currently the supervisor and Astor Curator of Printed Books and Bindings at the Morgan Library, was the Rosenbach Fellow and Lecturer in 1988. This collection contains the typescript for John Bidwell's 1988 Rosenbach Lecture, titled "Papermaking in the Delaware Valley at the end of the 18th & the beginning of the 19th century."
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John Bidwell Rosenbach Lecture typescripts
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Bidwell, John, 1949-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1278
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear feet (1 box)
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1987-1988
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John Bidwell, currently the supervisor and Astor Curator of Printed Books and Bindings at the Morgan Library, was the Rosenbach Fellow and Lecturer in 1988. This collection contains the typescript for John Bidwell's 1988 Rosenbach Lecture, titled "Papermaking in the Delaware Valley at the end of the 18th & the beginning of the 19th century."
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1980s
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English
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Bidwell, John, 1949- A.S.W. Rosenbach Fellowship in Bibliography Fund. University of Pennsylvania. Libraries.
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Lecture notes Lectures
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1864-1867
Creator:
Jonathan French and Sons.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Jonathan French and Sons was a nineteenth-century firm of fish merchants located in Eastport, probably in Maine. This collection consists of one copypress letterbook dating from 1864 to 1867. The letters in the volume relate mainly to shipments of and payments for fish.
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Jonathan French and Sons letterbook
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Jonathan French and Sons.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1835
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
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1864-1867
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Jonathan French and Sons was a nineteenth-century firm of fish merchants located in Eastport, probably in Maine. This collection consists of one copypress letterbook dating from 1864 to 1867. The letters in the volume relate mainly to shipments of and payments for fish.
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1860s
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English
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Jonathan French and Sons.
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Business letters Copy presses Letter books
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1757-1772
Creator:
Lathim & Jackson.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (2 volumes and 1 folder)
This collection consists of two ledgers from the Philadelphia merchant firm Lathim and Jackson, as well as loose accounting pages. James Lathim and William Jackson dealt in rum, molasses, sugar, tea, coffee, chocolate, spices, rice, wine, snuff, and other goods during the second half of the 18th century.
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Lathim and Jackson account books
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Lathim & Jackson.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1264
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.4 linear feet (2 volumes and 1 folder)
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1757-1772
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This collection consists of two ledgers from the Philadelphia merchant firm Lathim and Jackson, as well as loose accounting pages. James Lathim and William Jackson dealt in rum, molasses, sugar, tea, coffee, chocolate, spices, rice, wine, snuff, and other goods during the second half of the 18th century.
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1750s 1760s 1770s
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English
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Lathim & Jackson.
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Account books Business records Financial records Ledgers (account books)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1847-1981
(Bulk: 1927-1978)
Creator:
Wharton School. Lippincott Library.
Extent: 4.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Lippincott Library supports business related research at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Corporate annual reports were originally collected by the library as a resource for business students. These reports typically provide financial information and updates on operations. The collection includes reports of companies from a variety of industries including agriculture, energy, food, and transportation.
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Lippincott Library collection of corporate annual reports
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Wharton School. Lippincott Library.
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PUSp.Print Coll. 38
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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4.2 linear feet (5 boxes)
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1847-1981
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1927-1978
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The Lippincott Library supports business related research at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Corporate annual reports were originally collected by the library as a resource for business students. These reports typically provide financial information and updates on operations. The collection includes reports of companies from a variety of industries including agriculture, energy, food, and transportation.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s
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1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
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English
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Wharton School. Lippincott Library. Gulf States Utilities Company. Halle Bros. Co. Hershey Foods Corporation. Hess Oil & Chemical Corporation. Magma Copper Company. National Food Products Corporation.
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Annual reports
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1941-1945, undated
Creator:
Wharton School. Lippincott Library.
Extent: 0.5 linear foot (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
The Lippincott Library supports business related research at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The library collected World War II corporate wartime publications as a resource for business students. These publications were produced by corporations during or immediately following the war to highlight wartime contributions and achievements.
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Lippincott Library collection of World War II corporate wartime publications
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Wharton School. Lippincott Library.
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PUSp.Print Coll. 39
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.5 linear foot (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
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1941-1945, undated
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The Lippincott Library supports business related research at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The library collected World War II corporate wartime publications as a resource for business students. These publications were produced by corporations during or immediately following the war to highlight wartime contributions and achievements.
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Wharton School. Lippincott Library. Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. General Cable Corporation. General Electric Company. General Mills, Inc. General motors corporation. Gibbs & Cox. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Gulf Oil Corporation.
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Publications (document genre)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1790-1835
Creator:
Newton, Gordon, and Johnston.
Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch.
Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co.
Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott.
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection comprises thirty-nine letters from American businessmen to the Madeira, Portugal-based wine merchants Francis Newton, Alexander Johnston, Thomas Gordon, and their partners, spanning the period from 1790 to 1835. Most of these letters discuss trade relations, the terms of specific deals, and the fluctuations of the market. The most common item of discussion is the exchange of flour or, to a lesser extent, corn and other grains for Madeira wine. Most of the letters (twenty-four) are sent from Philadelphia, while merchants from Boston, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, and Petersburgh also appear in the correspondence.
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Newton, Gordon, Johnston, Murdoch, and Scott of Madeira, Portugal letters
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Newton, Gordon, and Johnston. Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1417
repository
University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1790-1835
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This collection comprises thirty-nine letters from American businessmen to the Madeira, Portugal-based wine merchants Francis Newton, Alexander Johnston, Thomas Gordon, and their partners, spanning the period from 1790 to 1835. Most of these letters discuss trade relations, the terms of specific deals, and the fluctuations of the market. The most common item of discussion is the exchange of flour or, to a lesser extent, corn and other grains for Madeira wine. Most of the letters (twenty-four) are sent from Philadelphia, while merchants from Boston, Charleston, New York, Norfolk, and Petersburgh also appear in the correspondence.
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1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Newton, Gordon, and Johnston. Newton, Gordon, and Murdoch. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Co. Newton, Gordon, Murdoch, and Scott. Gordon, Thomas Johnston, Alexander Murdoch, Thomas Newton, Francis
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Correspondence
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1762-1832
Creator:
Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
Extent: 9 boxes
The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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Vanuxem family papers
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Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 57
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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9 boxes
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1762-1832
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The Vanuxem family was a prominent Pennsylvania family of French origin. The family was largely involved in the shipping industry and agriculture; but one descendent was a well-known geologist in the United States. This collection documents the history of the Vanuxem and Peirce families and their business operations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s
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English
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Vanuxem, James, 1746-1824 Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839 Francis Van Uxem, 1845-1940 Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886 Pierce family Vanuxem family Vanuxem, James‏ Vanuxem, Lardner, 1792-1848
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Biographies (documents) Business records Correspondence Ledgers (account books)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1841-1886
Creator:
Harrison, W. R.
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
W.R. Harrison was a publisher's representative for A. S. Barnes & Co. and Mather, Case, Tiffany, & Burnham, who sold maps and textbooks to public and private schools and booksellers. This collection consists of a journal kept from October 14, 1841, to February 20, 1844, by W. R. Harrison as well as several items originally laid into the volume, including bills and receipts, a letter, and the lyrics to a few songs.
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W.R. Harrison private journal
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Harrison, W. R.
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 497
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1841-1886
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W.R. Harrison was a publisher's representative for A. S. Barnes & Co. and Mather, Case, Tiffany, & Burnham, who sold maps and textbooks to public and private schools and booksellers. This collection consists of a journal kept from October 14, 1841, to February 20, 1844, by W. R. Harrison as well as several items originally laid into the volume, including bills and receipts, a letter, and the lyrics to a few songs.
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1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s
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English
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Harrison, W. R. A.S. Barnes & Co.. Mather, Case, Tiffany & Burnham.
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Accounts Correspondence Diaries Maps (documents)
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