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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1850-1986
Creator:
Conshohocken (Pa.).
Extent: 4.25 linear feet
The Borough of Conshohocken records, 1850-1986, are comprised of Town Council minute books, borough financial records, and school board records. (View full finding aid.)
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Borough of Conshohocken records
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Conshohocken (Pa.).
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4.25 linear feet
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1850-1986
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The Borough of Conshohocken records, 1850-1986, are comprised of Town Council minute books, borough financial records, and school board records.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1928-1980
Creator:
Conshohocken Historical Society.
Extent: 4 linear feet
The Alan Wood Steel Company, established in 1826, was an iron production company located in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania along the Schuylkill River. The Conshohocken Historical Society Alan Wood Steel Company collection, 1928-1920, is comprised of assorted published and unpublished materials on the Alan Wood Steel Company, including annual reports, pamphlets, brochures, books, and scrapbooks, as well as a small amount of correspondence, financial records, and artifacts. (View full finding aid.)
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Conshohocken Historical Society Alan Wood Steel Company collection
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Conshohocken Historical Society.
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CHS.06
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4 linear feet
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1928-1980
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The Alan Wood Steel Company, established in 1826, was an iron production company located in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania along the Schuylkill River. The Conshohocken Historical Society Alan Wood Steel Company collection, 1928-1920, is comprised of assorted published and unpublished materials on the Alan Wood Steel Company, including annual reports, pamphlets, brochures, books, and scrapbooks, as well as a small amount of correspondence, financial records, and artifacts.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1948-1980
Creator:
Conshohocken Historical Society.
Extent: 1.4 linear feet
The Conshohocken Art League was established in 1922 with the mission "to promote interest and appreciation toward the arts, to sponsor classes and to host related events." The bulk of the Conshohocken Historical Society Conshohocken Art League collection, 1948-1980, is comprised of newspaper clipping scrapbooks and loose clippings. There are also a large number of invitations and event pamphlets. (View full finding aid.)
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Conshohocken Historical Society Conshohocken Art League collection
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Conshohocken Historical Society.
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CHS.09
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1.4 linear feet
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1948-1980
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The Conshohocken Art League was established in 1922 with the mission "to promote interest and appreciation toward the arts, to sponsor classes and to host related events." The bulk of the Conshohocken Historical Society Conshohocken Art League collection, 1948-1980, is comprised of newspaper clipping scrapbooks and loose clippings. There are also a large number of invitations and event pamphlets.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1863-2012
Creator:
Conshohocken Historical Society.
Extent: 5.5 linear feet
The Conshohocken Historical Society family vertical files, 1863-2012, are comprised of genealogical research on families from the Conshohocken area. (View full finding aid.)
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Conshohocken Historical Society family vertical files
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Conshohocken Historical Society.
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CHS.04
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5.5 linear feet
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1863-2012
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The Conshohocken Historical Society family vertical files, 1863-2012, are comprised of genealogical research on families from the Conshohocken area.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1846-1979
Creator:
Conshohocken Historical Society.
Extent: 8.2 linear feet
The Conshohocken Historical Society local history collection, 1846-1979, consists of miscellaneous original records and papers from organizations and individuals based in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. It includes scrapbooks, minute books, pamphlets, reports, ledgers, correspondence, blueprints, and maps. (View full finding aid.)
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Conshohocken Historical Society local history collection
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Conshohocken Historical Society.
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CHS.10
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8.2 linear feet
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1846-1979
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The Conshohocken Historical Society local history collection, 1846-1979, consists of miscellaneous original records and papers from organizations and individuals based in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. It includes scrapbooks, minute books, pamphlets, reports, ledgers, correspondence, blueprints, and maps.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
circa 1850-2012
Creator:
Conshohocken Historical Society.
Extent: 15.5 linear feet
The Conshohocken Historical Society photograph collection, circa 1850-2012, consists of original photographs of Conshohocken places and events, individuals, and organizations; Conshohocken Historical Society outings and events; and the Conshohocken Historic Resources Survey. (View full finding aid.)
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Conshohocken Historical Society photograph collection
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Conshohocken Historical Society.
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CHS.16
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15.5 linear feet
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circa 1850-2012
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The Conshohocken Historical Society photograph collection, circa 1850-2012, consists of original photographs of Conshohocken places and events, individuals, and organizations; Conshohocken Historical Society outings and events; and the Conshohocken Historic Resources Survey.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1967-2009
Creator:
Conshohocken Historical Society.
Extent: 11.5 linear feet
The Conshohocken Historical Society scrapbooks, 1967-2009, consist of newspaper clippings on Conshohocken and local history, as well as a small amount of ephemera. They were compiled by volunteers Hanna Coulston (1967 to 1995) and Roseanne Forlini (1996 to 2009). (View full finding aid.)
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Conshohocken Historical Society scrapbooks
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Conshohocken Historical Society.
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CHS.01
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11.5 linear feet
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1967-2009
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The Conshohocken Historical Society scrapbooks, 1967-2009, consist of newspaper clippings on Conshohocken and local history, as well as a small amount of ephemera. They were compiled by volunteers Hanna Coulston (1967 to 1995) and Roseanne Forlini (1996 to 2009).
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1930-2012
Creator:
Conshohocken Historical Society.
Extent: 8.25 linear feet
The Historical Society of Conshohocken subject vertical files, 1930-2012, are comprised of files on various topics of local interest compiled by the historical society. The files contain mostly secondary materials such as newspaper clippings, pamphlets, ephemera, etc. (View full finding aid.)
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Conshohocken Historical Society subject vertical files
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Conshohocken Historical Society.
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CHS.05
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8.25 linear feet
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1930-2012
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The Historical Society of Conshohocken subject vertical files, 1930-2012, are comprised of files on various topics of local interest compiled by the historical society. The files contain mostly secondary materials such as newspaper clippings, pamphlets, ephemera, etc.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1893-1981
Creator:
Erb family
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Dr. Russell C. Erb (1899-1968) was a prominent professor of physiological chemistry who lived in Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. William H. Erb was a pastor who married Andora Fryer in 1896. The Erb family papers, 1893-1931, contain newspaper clippings, genealogy research, articles, publications, marriage certificates, diplomas, year books and student records, pastoral records, and other miscellaneous papers pertaining to the Erb family, especially Russell C. and William H. Erb. (View full finding aid.)
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Erb family papers
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Erb family
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CHS.13
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2.5 linear feet
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1893-1981
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Dr. Russell C. Erb (1899-1968) was a prominent professor of physiological chemistry who lived in Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. William H. Erb was a pastor who married Andora Fryer in 1896. The Erb family papers, 1893-1931, contain newspaper clippings, genealogy research, articles, publications, marriage certificates, diplomas, year books and student records, pastoral records, and other miscellaneous papers pertaining to the Erb family, especially Russell C. and William H. Erb.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
circa 1890
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Grand Army of the Republic. George Smith Post No. 79 (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 4 linear feet
The Grand Army of the Republic was a fraternal organization of Civil War veterans. A post in Conshocken, named in honor of George Smith, was organized in 1867. The George Smith Post No. 79, Grand Army of the Republic photographs and "Personal War Sketches" consist of about three-dozen photographs and one volume. The photographs are all identified portraits of Civil War veterans. In the volume of "Personal War Sketches," veterans recorded their mustering dates, rank, and sometimes personal narratives of their experiences. (View full finding aid.)
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George Smith Post No. 79 (Conshohocken, Pa.), Grand Army of the Republic photographs and "Personal War Sketches"
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Grand Army of the Republic. George Smith Post No. 79 (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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CHS.15
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4 linear feet
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circa 1890
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The Grand Army of the Republic was a fraternal organization of Civil War veterans. A post in Conshocken, named in honor of George Smith, was organized in 1867. The George Smith Post No. 79, Grand Army of the Republic photographs and "Personal War Sketches" consist of about three-dozen photographs and one volume. The photographs are all identified portraits of Civil War veterans. In the volume of "Personal War Sketches," veterans recorded their mustering dates, rank, and sometimes personal narratives of their experiences.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
circa 1920-1983
Creator:
McCarter, John, Chick
Extent: 2.25 linear feet
John "Chick" McCarter, a local sports historian, was known as "Mr. Sports" in Conshohocken. In 1986 he was inducted into the Conshohocken Fellowship Hall Sports Hall of Fame. The John "Chick" McCarter local sports scrapbooks, circa 1920-1983, is comprised of 12 newspaper clippings scrapbooks focused on sports teams in and around Conshohocken. (View full finding aid.)
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John "Chick" McCarter local sports scrapbooks
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McCarter, John, Chick
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CHS.11
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2.25 linear feet
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circa 1920-1983
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John "Chick" McCarter, a local sports historian, was known as "Mr. Sports" in Conshohocken. In 1986 he was inducted into the Conshohocken Fellowship Hall Sports Hall of Fame. The John "Chick" McCarter local sports scrapbooks, circa 1920-1983, is comprised of 12 newspaper clippings scrapbooks focused on sports teams in and around Conshohocken.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1890-1937
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Lee Tire & Rubber Company (Conshohocken, Pa.).
Extent: 1.75 linear feet
J. Ellwood Lee was a prominent businessman in Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He manufactured medical supplies from 1883-1909, and then opened a rubber factory which continued to produce tires as "Lee of Conshohocken" until 1980. The Lee Tire & Rubber Company records, 1890-1937, includes records of J. Ellwood Lee's medical supply company, Lee Rubber & Tire Company, and some subsidiaries. Most of the records relate to finances, but there is a subsidiary's minute book and a small amount of administrative/legal materials as well. (View full finding aid.)
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Lee Tire & Rubber Company records
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Lee Tire & Rubber Company (Conshohocken, Pa.).
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CHS.03
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1.75 linear feet
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1890-1937
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J. Ellwood Lee was a prominent businessman in Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He manufactured medical supplies from 1883-1909, and then opened a rubber factory which continued to produce tires as "Lee of Conshohocken" until 1980. The Lee Tire & Rubber Company records, 1890-1937, includes records of J. Ellwood Lee's medical supply company, Lee Rubber & Tire Company, and some subsidiaries. Most of the records relate to finances, but there is a subsidiary's minute book and a small amount of administrative/legal materials as well.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1917-1999
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Mary H. Wood Park Commission.
Extent: 5.5 linear feet
Mary H. Wood (1841-1919) was the wife of steel magnate and U.S. Congressman Alan Wood, Jr. (1834-1902). As per her will, after her death, their home and grounds in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania were donated to the Borough of Conshohocken for use as a public park and community center. The Mary H. Wood Park Commission records, 1917-1999, is comprised of meeting minutes, correspondence, pamphlets relating to park equipment and maintenance, and records of the various clubs which utilize the facility. (View full finding aid.)
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Mary H. Wood Park Commission records
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Mary H. Wood Park Commission.
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CHS.07
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5.5 linear feet
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1917-1999
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Mary H. Wood (1841-1919) was the wife of steel magnate and U.S. Congressman Alan Wood, Jr. (1834-1902). As per her will, after her death, their home and grounds in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania were donated to the Borough of Conshohocken for use as a public park and community center. The Mary H. Wood Park Commission records, 1917-1999, is comprised of meeting minutes, correspondence, pamphlets relating to park equipment and maintenance, and records of the various clubs which utilize the facility.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1918-2001
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Needlework Guild of America. Conshohocken Branch (Pa.).
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
The Needlework Guild of America, a charitable organization that collects and distributes articles of clothing to the needy, was founded in Philadelphia in 1885. The Conshohocken Branch was organized in 1894 and disbanded around 1998. The Needlework Guild of America, Conshohocken Branch records, 1918-2001, consist of minutes, roll books, correspondence, and photographs. (View full finding aid.)
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Needlework Guild of America, Conshohocken Branch records
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Needlework Guild of America. Conshohocken Branch (Pa.).
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CHS.14
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0.5 linear feet
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1918-2001
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The Needlework Guild of America, a charitable organization that collects and distributes articles of clothing to the needy, was founded in Philadelphia in 1885. The Conshohocken Branch was organized in 1894 and disbanded around 1998. The Needlework Guild of America, Conshohocken Branch records, 1918-2001, consist of minutes, roll books, correspondence, and photographs.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1882-1929
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Smyth, Samuel Gordon, b. 1859
Extent: 1.67 linear feet
Samuel Gordon Smyth (1859-1930) was a prominent Irish-American local historian and genealogist in West Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Samuel Gordon Smyth scrapbooks, 1882-1929, consist of 18 volumes of newspaper clippings on local, world, political events and stories, especially items pertaining to Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. (View full finding aid.)
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Samuel Gordon Smyth scrapbooks
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Smyth, Samuel Gordon, b. 1859
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CHS.12
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1.67 linear feet
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1882-1929
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Samuel Gordon Smyth (1859-1930) was a prominent Irish-American local historian and genealogist in West Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Samuel Gordon Smyth scrapbooks, 1882-1929, consist of 18 volumes of newspaper clippings on local, world, political events and stories, especially items pertaining to Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.
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Conshohocken Historical Society [Contact Us]
1897-1982
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Woman's Club of Conshohocken.
Extent: 2 linear feet
The Woman's Club of Conshohocken was established in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 1897 and disbanded circa 1994. Its purpose was "to form an organized center for the moral, the intellectual and social advancement of women of the community." The Woman's Club of Conshohocken records, 1897-1982, are comprised of administrative and financial records, scrapbooks, ephemera, and photographs. (View full finding aid.)
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Woman's Club of Conshohocken records
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Woman's Club of Conshohocken.
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CHS.08
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2 linear feet
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1897-1982
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The Woman's Club of Conshohocken was established in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in 1897 and disbanded circa 1994. Its purpose was "to form an organized center for the moral, the intellectual and social advancement of women of the community." The Woman's Club of Conshohocken records, 1897-1982, are comprised of administrative and financial records, scrapbooks, ephemera, and photographs.
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