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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.
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Townsend Family Papers
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Townsend, John W., 1855-1939,
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UPT 50 T752
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University of Pennsylvania University Archives and Records Center
extent
2 cubic feet
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1726-1933
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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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1720s 1730s 1740s 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
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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.