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Germantown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1802-1924
Creator:
Keyser, Naaman H., (Naaman Henry), b. 1867
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Naaman Henry Keyser (1867-1922) was a dentist and historian who resided in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the author of many dental journal articles, historical addresses, and local histories. The Dr. Naaman H. Keyser family papers, 1802-1924, are comprised of family documents assembled by Dr. Naaman H. Keyser for his genealogical and local history research, as well as some of his research notes and manuscripts. The family documents date from about 1802 to the 1870s, and Naaman H. Keyser's research dates from the 1920s. (View full finding aid.)
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Dr. Naaman H. Keyser family papers
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Keyser, Naaman H., (Naaman Henry), b. 1867
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GHS.23
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2.5 linear feet
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1802-1924
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Naaman Henry Keyser (1867-1922) was a dentist and historian who resided in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the author of many dental journal articles, historical addresses, and local histories. The Dr. Naaman H. Keyser family papers, 1802-1924, are comprised of family documents assembled by Dr. Naaman H. Keyser for his genealogical and local history research, as well as some of his research notes and manuscripts. The family documents date from about 1802 to the 1870s, and Naaman H. Keyser's research dates from the 1920s.
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Germantown Historical Society [Contact Us]
circa 1875-2012
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Germantown Historical Society.
Extent: 163 linear feet
Germantown, a section of northwest Philadelphia, was settled in the late 1600s. It is well known as the site of the first American anti-slavery protest, the Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown, and the seat of the National government during the yellow fever epidemic of 1793. The Germantown Historical Society pamphlet boxes, circa 1875-2012, contain files on various topics relating to Germantown and surrounding areas. (View full finding aid.)
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Germantown Historical Society pamphlet boxes
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Germantown Historical Society.
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GHS.01
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163 linear feet
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circa 1875-2012
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Germantown, a section of northwest Philadelphia, was settled in the late 1600s. It is well known as the site of the first American anti-slavery protest, the Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown, and the seat of the National government during the yellow fever epidemic of 1793. The Germantown Historical Society pamphlet boxes, circa 1875-2012, contain files on various topics relating to Germantown and surrounding areas.
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Germantown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1900-1987
Creator:
Germantown Historical Society.
Extent: 27 linear feet
The Germantown Historical Society was founded in 1900 as the Site and Relic Society of Germantown. It is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the rich and diverse history of the historic German Township (now Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill) in northwest Philadelphia. The Germantown Historical Society records, 1900-1987, consist primarily of minute books, visitor registers, correspondence, and financial records. This collection consists of the archival records of the Germantown Historical Society; active records are not included. (View full finding aid.)
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Germantown Historical Society records
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Germantown Historical Society.
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GHS.16
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27 linear feet
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1900-1987
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The Germantown Historical Society was founded in 1900 as the Site and Relic Society of Germantown. It is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the rich and diverse history of the historic German Township (now Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill) in northwest Philadelphia. The Germantown Historical Society records, 1900-1987, consist primarily of minute books, visitor registers, correspondence, and financial records. This collection consists of the archival records of the Germantown Historical Society; active records are not included.
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Germantown Historical Society [Contact Us]
1849-1912
(Bulk: 1901-1912)
Creator:
Ployd, Naaman Keyser, 1840-1918
Extent: 1.7 linear feet
Naaman K. Ployd (1840-1918) was a Civil War veteran, newspaper columnist, and local historian who lived in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Naaman K. Ployd scrapbooks, 1849-1912, consist of ten scrapbooks relating largely to the Civil War and Germantown history. (View full finding aid.)
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Naaman K. Ployd scrapbooks
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Ployd, Naaman Keyser, 1840-1918
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GHS.03
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1.7 linear feet
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1849-1912
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1901-1912
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Naaman K. Ployd (1840-1918) was a Civil War veteran, newspaper columnist, and local historian who lived in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Naaman K. Ployd scrapbooks, 1849-1912, consist of ten scrapbooks relating largely to the Civil War and Germantown history.
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