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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1897-1931, undated
Creator:
Catharine, Joseph W., 1857-1936
Extent: 2.2 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Joseph W. Catharine papers contain records, correspondence and legal documents dating from 1897 to 1931, which relate to the litigation of the Thomas W. Evans estate. Although Dr. Evans, a wealthy dentist, left a clear last will and testament, it took about sixteen years for his estate to be administered due to a string of legal battles between the heirs, executors and City of Philadelphia (represented by Catharine in his capacity as Assistant City Solicitor). The collection includes professional correspondence, legal notes and memoranda, formal legal documents filed by name of court, the records of the Thomas W. Evans Museum and Institute Society, and the financial records of the estate’s dispensation.
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Joseph W. Catharine papers regarding the Thomas W. Evans estate
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Catharine, Joseph W., 1857-1936
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1232
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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2.2 linear feet (6 boxes)
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1897-1931, undated
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The Joseph W. Catharine papers contain records, correspondence and legal documents dating from 1897 to 1931, which relate to the litigation of the Thomas W. Evans estate. Although Dr. Evans, a wealthy dentist, left a clear last will and testament, it took about sixteen years for his estate to be administered due to a string of legal battles between the heirs, executors and City of Philadelphia (represented by Catharine in his capacity as Assistant City Solicitor). The collection includes professional correspondence, legal notes and memoranda, formal legal documents filed by name of court, the records of the Thomas W. Evans Museum and Institute Society, and the financial records of the estate’s dispensation.
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Catharine, Joseph W., 1857-1936 Evans, Thomas Wiltberger, 1823-1897 Jones, J. Levering Kinsey, John L. Thomas W. Evans Museum and Institute Society. University of Pennsylvania. School of Dental Medicine.
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Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Estate records Financial records Legal documents Legal files
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
circa 1850-1913
Creator:
Evans, Thomas Wiltberger, 1823-1897
Extent: 12 boxes
The Evans papers consist primarily of correspondence that he received while in France. Correspondents include European royalty, such as Empress Eugénie, Napoléon III, Empress Victoria, Frederick III, Queen Alexandra, Edward VII, and Isabella II, and/or their aides or secretaries, as well as the poet Stéphane Mallarmé, artists Henri-Louis Dupray (including his sketches) and Édouard Thierry, and Evans' wife Agnes. Other series comprise memorabilia (such as journals, notebooks, last will and testament, sketches, photographs, etc.) and diplomas and certificates awarded Evans.
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Thomas W. Evans papers
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Evans, Thomas Wiltberger, 1823-1897
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 115
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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12 boxes
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circa 1850-1913
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The Evans papers consist primarily of correspondence that he received while in France. Correspondents include European royalty, such as Empress Eugénie, Napoléon III, Empress Victoria, Frederick III, Queen Alexandra, Edward VII, and Isabella II, and/or their aides or secretaries, as well as the poet Stéphane Mallarmé, artists Henri-Louis Dupray (including his sketches) and Édouard Thierry, and Evans' wife Agnes. Other series comprise memorabilia (such as journals, notebooks, last will and testament, sketches, photographs, etc.) and diplomas and certificates awarded Evans.
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Evans, Thomas Wiltberger, 1823-1897
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Correspondence Memorabilia