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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
1922-1985
Creator:
Smith, Charles Harper
Extent: 3 linear feet
Charles Harper Smith was a historian, teacher, and author best known for his books The Settlement of Horsham Township and Land Tenure of Colonial Hatboro. Smith lived in Hatboro, a suburb of Philadelphia, and was involved in community activism. The Charles Harper Smith collection, 1922-1985, consists of research materials collected by Smith while he was working on his books. In addition to Smith's research notes and handwritten copies of historic documents, his papers include some newspaper clippings, photographs, personal correspondence (circa 1935-1945), and maps. (View full finding aid.)
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Charles Harper Smith collection
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Smith, Charles Harper
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MS.15
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3 linear feet
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1922-1985
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Charles Harper Smith was a historian, teacher, and author best known for his books The Settlement of Horsham Township and Land Tenure of Colonial Hatboro. Smith lived in Hatboro, a suburb of Philadelphia, and was involved in community activism. The Charles Harper Smith collection, 1922-1985, consists of research materials collected by Smith while he was working on his books. In addition to Smith's research notes and handwritten copies of historic documents, his papers include some newspaper clippings, photographs, personal correspondence (circa 1935-1945), and maps.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
1739-2003
(Bulk: 1920-2000)
Creator:
Hatboro Baptist Church.
Extent: 33 linear feet
On September 8th, 1835 the Hatboro Baptist Church in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania met for the first time in the Loller Academy with twenty-two members. On May 31st of the following year, the Hatboro Baptist Church was received into membership of the Central Union Association during its 4th annual session. Hatboro Baptist Church records, 1739-2003, contain materials related to the administration and activities of Hatboro Baptist Church, as well as some vital records. (View full finding aid.)
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Hatboro Baptist Church records
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Hatboro Baptist Church.
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MS.05
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33 linear feet
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1739-2003
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1920-2000
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On September 8th, 1835 the Hatboro Baptist Church in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania met for the first time in the Loller Academy with twenty-two members. On May 31st of the following year, the Hatboro Baptist Church was received into membership of the Central Union Association during its 4th annual session. Hatboro Baptist Church records, 1739-2003, contain materials related to the administration and activities of Hatboro Baptist Church, as well as some vital records.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
circa 1885-1905
Creator:
Hatboro (Pa.).
Extent: 2 linear feet
In 1715, the Crooked Billet Inn was built by John Dawson in what is now known as Hatboro Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It was a farming village that boasted one of the first rural libraries in Pennsylvania, the Union Library Company. The Hatboro Borough records, circa 1885-1905, is primarily made up of the Borough of Hatboro government financial records, including cancelled checks and check stubs, bills and receipts, and bonds. There is also an area map, and several quarantine signs for chicken pox and other communicable diseases. (View full finding aid.)
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Hatboro Borough records
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Hatboro (Pa.).
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MS.14
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2 linear feet
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circa 1885-1905
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In 1715, the Crooked Billet Inn was built by John Dawson in what is now known as Hatboro Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It was a farming village that boasted one of the first rural libraries in Pennsylvania, the Union Library Company. The Hatboro Borough records, circa 1885-1905, is primarily made up of the Borough of Hatboro government financial records, including cancelled checks and check stubs, bills and receipts, and bonds. There is also an area map, and several quarantine signs for chicken pox and other communicable diseases.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
circa 1900-1905
Creator:
Keystone View Company.
Extent: 5.8 linear feet
The Keystone View Company was founded in 1892 as producer of entertainment/educational slides capturing images of people, buildings, and landscapes from around the globe. The Keystone View Company lantern slides at Millbrook Society, circa 1900-1905, contain several hundred slides which are organized by state or country. (View full finding aid.)
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Keystone View Company lantern slides
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Keystone View Company.
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MS.11
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5.8 linear feet
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circa 1900-1905
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The Keystone View Company was founded in 1892 as producer of entertainment/educational slides capturing images of people, buildings, and landscapes from around the globe. The Keystone View Company lantern slides at Millbrook Society, circa 1900-1905, contain several hundred slides which are organized by state or country.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
1948-1956
Creator:
Taffe, Mary E.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
The Mary E. Taffe scrapbooks, 1948-1956, include photographs, clippings, and ephemera which document Taffe's travels around North America. Mary E. Taffe (1922-1985) lived in Broomall, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. She worked as a librarian for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News for 41 years. (View full finding aid.)
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Mary E. Taffe scrapbooks
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Taffe, Mary E.
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MS.12
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1.5 linear feet
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1948-1956
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The Mary E. Taffe scrapbooks, 1948-1956, include photographs, clippings, and ephemera which document Taffe's travels around North America. Mary E. Taffe (1922-1985) lived in Broomall, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. She worked as a librarian for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News for 41 years.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
circa 1990-2011
Creator:
Millbrook Society.
Extent: 3.8 linear feet
The Millbrook Society has been involved with archaeological excavations at several historic sites in and around Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Millbrook Society archaeology research files, circa 1990-2011, includes materials collected by Millbrook Society while researching their archaeological dig sites, as well as records generated by the Millbrook Society in the course of their work. Types of materials present in the collection include photographs, photocopies of manuscripts relating to dig sites, tally sheets on found artifacts, research about archaeology, research about sites, yearly progress reports, and newspaper clippings. (View full finding aid.)
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Millbrook Society archaeology research files
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Millbrook Society.
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MS.10
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3.8 linear feet
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circa 1990-2011
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The Millbrook Society has been involved with archaeological excavations at several historic sites in and around Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Millbrook Society archaeology research files, circa 1990-2011, includes materials collected by Millbrook Society while researching their archaeological dig sites, as well as records generated by the Millbrook Society in the course of their work. Types of materials present in the collection include photographs, photocopies of manuscripts relating to dig sites, tally sheets on found artifacts, research about archaeology, research about sites, yearly progress reports, and newspaper clippings.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
1916-1992
Creator:
Millbrook Society.
Extent: 3 linear feet
The Millbrook Society map and atlas collection, 1916-1992, contains multiple maps and atlases of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and the Hatboro area. (View full finding aid.)
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Millbrook Society map and atlas collection
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Millbrook Society.
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MS.06
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3 linear feet
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1916-1992
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The Millbrook Society map and atlas collection, 1916-1992, contains multiple maps and atlases of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and the Hatboro area.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
circa 1981-1995
Creator:
Millbrook Society.
Extent: 1.1 linear feet
The Millbrook Society oral history collection, circa 1981-1995, comprises 22 audiocassette tapes of interviews with elderly residents of Hatboro, Pennsylvania. (View full finding aid.)
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Millbrook Society oral history collection
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Millbrook Society.
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MS.13
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1.1 linear feet
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circa 1981-1995
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The Millbrook Society oral history collection, circa 1981-1995, comprises 22 audiocassette tapes of interviews with elderly residents of Hatboro, Pennsylvania.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
1890-1993
Creator:
Millbrook Society.
Extent: 7.8 linear feet
The Millbrook Society photograph collection, 1890-1993, is comprised of photographs taken and collected by the Millbrook Society that document the Hatboro, Pennsylvania area. (View full finding aid.)
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Millbrook Society photograph collection
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Millbrook Society.
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MS.04
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7.8 linear feet
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1890-1993
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The Millbrook Society photograph collection, 1890-1993, is comprised of photographs taken and collected by the Millbrook Society that document the Hatboro, Pennsylvania area.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
circa 1855-2011
Creator:
Millbrook Society.
Extent: 11 linear feet
In 1715, the Crooked Billet Inn was built by John Dawson in what is now known as Hatboro Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It was a farming village that boasted one of the first rural libraries in Pennsylvania, the Union Library Company. The Millbrook Society vertical files, circa 1855-2011, is made up of materials collected and created by the Millbrook Society. The majority of files relate to local history topics, such as specific businesses and schools. Document types represented throughout the collection include newspaper clippings, photocopies of manuscript materials, pamphlets, programs, yearbooks, school ephemera, and some original manuscript materials (most of which are receipts). (View full finding aid.)
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Millbrook Society vertical files
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Millbrook Society.
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MS.09
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11 linear feet
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circa 1855-2011
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In 1715, the Crooked Billet Inn was built by John Dawson in what is now known as Hatboro Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It was a farming village that boasted one of the first rural libraries in Pennsylvania, the Union Library Company. The Millbrook Society vertical files, circa 1855-2011, is made up of materials collected and created by the Millbrook Society. The majority of files relate to local history topics, such as specific businesses and schools. Document types represented throughout the collection include newspaper clippings, photocopies of manuscript materials, pamphlets, programs, yearbooks, school ephemera, and some original manuscript materials (most of which are receipts).
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
1859-1980
Creator:
Miller & Cornell.
Extent: 72 linear feet
Miller and Cornell, Inc. was established in 1892 as a real estate and insurance company. They were still in operation as a full-service independent insurance agency as of 2011. The Miller and Cornell, Incorporated real estate and estate records, 1859 to 1980, are comprised of real estate and estate records of the firm Miller and Cornell, Inc. (View full finding aid.)
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Miller & Cornell, Incorporated real estate and estate records
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Miller & Cornell.
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MS.01
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72 linear feet
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1859-1980
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Miller and Cornell, Inc. was established in 1892 as a real estate and insurance company. They were still in operation as a full-service independent insurance agency as of 2011. The Miller and Cornell, Incorporated real estate and estate records, 1859 to 1980, are comprised of real estate and estate records of the firm Miller and Cornell, Inc.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
circa 1941
Creator:
Brauer, Norman C.
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
Norman C. Brauer, (1924-1982) was a resident of Warminster, Pennsylvania and served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was involved in salvage operations after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Norman C. Brauer, Jr. papers, circa 1941, contain photographs, newspaper clippings, a blueprint, and ephemera. The highlights of this collection are a scrapbook of photos and clippings of Pearl Harbor, and a blueprint of the deck of the USS Oklahoma. (View full finding aid.)
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Norman C. Brauer papers
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Brauer, Norman C.
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MS.02
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0.2 linear feet
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circa 1941
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Norman C. Brauer, (1924-1982) was a resident of Warminster, Pennsylvania and served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was involved in salvage operations after the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Norman C. Brauer, Jr. papers, circa 1941, contain photographs, newspaper clippings, a blueprint, and ephemera. The highlights of this collection are a scrapbook of photos and clippings of Pearl Harbor, and a blueprint of the deck of the USS Oklahoma.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
1831-1910
Creator:
Reading family
Extent: 0.9 linear feet
The Reading family is one of the oldest families in Hatboro Township, Pennsylvania, dating back to about 1780. Thomas Reading operated several mills in the Hatboro area in the mid-19th century, and members of his family also operated a general store. The Reading family ledgers, 1831-1910, includes two ledgers for several mills operated by Thomas Reading, 1856-1874, and four day-books for a general store operated by the Reading family, 1831-1881. (View full finding aid.)
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Reading family ledgers
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Reading family
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MS.07
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0.9 linear feet
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1831-1910
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The Reading family is one of the oldest families in Hatboro Township, Pennsylvania, dating back to about 1780. Thomas Reading operated several mills in the Hatboro area in the mid-19th century, and members of his family also operated a general store. The Reading family ledgers, 1831-1910, includes two ledgers for several mills operated by Thomas Reading, 1856-1874, and four day-books for a general store operated by the Reading family, 1831-1881.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
1944
Creator:
Kingsley, Thomas
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 photograph album)
Thomas Kingsley was a Hatboro resident who worked for the United States Postal Service for over 20 years. During World War II, Kingsley served as a Navy Hospital Corpsman. He was stationed on Pearl Harbor and survived the attack of December 7, 1941 on board the USS Phoenix. The Thomas Kingsley photograph album, 1944, documents Kingsley's time on the war ship USS Phoenix during World War II. (View full finding aid.)
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Thomas Kingsley photograph album
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Kingsley, Thomas
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MS.03
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0.1 linear feet (1 photograph album)
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1944
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Thomas Kingsley was a Hatboro resident who worked for the United States Postal Service for over 20 years. During World War II, Kingsley served as a Navy Hospital Corpsman. He was stationed on Pearl Harbor and survived the attack of December 7, 1941 on board the USS Phoenix. The Thomas Kingsley photograph album, 1944, documents Kingsley's time on the war ship USS Phoenix during World War II.
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Millbrook Society [Contact Us]
1791-1993
Creator:
Yerkes family
Extent: 1.4 linear feet
The Yerkes family in Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, dates back to the early 1800s. They were retail merchants, preachers, politicians, lawyers, hotel owners, medical doctors, farmers, and teachers. The Yerkes family papers, 1791-1993, contains deeds, speeches, correspondence, marriage certificates, newspapers and clippings, an account book, and photographs. (View full finding aid.)
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Yerkes family papers
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Yerkes family
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MS.08
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1.4 linear feet
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1791-1993
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The Yerkes family in Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, dates back to the early 1800s. They were retail merchants, preachers, politicians, lawyers, hotel owners, medical doctors, farmers, and teachers. The Yerkes family papers, 1791-1993, contains deeds, speeches, correspondence, marriage certificates, newspapers and clippings, an account book, and photographs.
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