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Philadelphia History Museum [Contact Us]
circa 1890-1900
Creator:
Smith, Alfred P., 1863-1944
Extent: 7 linear feet
Alfred Percival Smith (1863-1944) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania lawyer who had a strong interest in Pennsylvania history, especially the history of its law courts, the history of the Presbyterian Church, colonial and revolutionary history, and Pennsylvania-German history. The Alfred P. Smith glass plate negatives, circa 1890-1900, consist of about 200 glass plate negatives and approximately the same number of prints made from those negatives that primarily depict government buildings, residences, and other structures in Philadelphia. The images contain interior views of court rooms, offices, and residences, as well as exteriors of buildings and street scenes. In addition, there are images of people, documents, and other subjects. (View full finding aid.)
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Alfred P. Smith glass plate negatives
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Smith, Alfred P., 1863-1944
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PHM.12
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7 linear feet
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circa 1890-1900
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Alfred Percival Smith (1863-1944) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania lawyer who had a strong interest in Pennsylvania history, especially the history of its law courts, the history of the Presbyterian Church, colonial and revolutionary history, and Pennsylvania-German history. The Alfred P. Smith glass plate negatives, circa 1890-1900, consist of about 200 glass plate negatives and approximately the same number of prints made from those negatives that primarily depict government buildings, residences, and other structures in Philadelphia. The images contain interior views of court rooms, offices, and residences, as well as exteriors of buildings and street scenes. In addition, there are images of people, documents, and other subjects.
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1846-1931
Creator:
Allen, Samuel Leeds, 1814-1918
Allen, Sarah H. Roberts, 1843-1928
Allen, Susan Janney
Roberts, Elisha, 1819-1906
Roberts, Lizzie
Extent: 5 boxes
Primarily the letters of the interconnected Philadelphia-area Quaker families, Allen and Roberts in the period 1846-1931. The predominant letter writers are Sarah H. Roberts Allen and her daughter, Susan Janney Allen and Lillie Allen, as well as Lizzie Roberts, though there are a considerable number from Samuel Allen, inventor of some agricultural tools as well as the "flexible flyer" sled. (View full finding aid.)
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Allen and Roberts Family Papers
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Allen, Samuel Leeds, 1814-1918 Allen, Sarah H. Roberts, 1843-1928 Allen, Susan Janney Roberts, Elisha, 1819-1906 Roberts, Lizzie
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HC.Coll.1155
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5 boxes
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1846-1931
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Primarily the letters of the interconnected Philadelphia-area Quaker families, Allen and Roberts in the period 1846-1931. The predominant letter writers are Sarah H. Roberts Allen and her daughter, Susan Janney Allen and Lillie Allen, as well as Lizzie Roberts, though there are a considerable number from Samuel Allen, inventor of some agricultural tools as well as the "flexible flyer" sled.
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