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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
Undated
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Mekeel, Arthur J.
Extent: 0.19 linear feet
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“The Quakers and the American Revolution”
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Mekeel, Arthur J.
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MC.975.07.112
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0.19 linear feet
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
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“Some Notes on Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Extracted by Jacob R. Elfreth of Landsdowne, Penna. From his Diary”
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Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924
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MC.975.07.123
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0.1 linear feet
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ca. 1916-1917
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
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Pusey, Caleb, 1650?-1727
Extent: 08 linear feet
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“Satan’s Harbinger Encountered”
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Pusey, Caleb, 1650?-1727
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MC.975.07.110
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08 linear feet
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
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“Rules and Discipline of the Yearly Meeting of Friends held in Philadelphia”
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MC.975.07.127
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08 linear feet
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1806
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“Names of Friends who have been Scientists or Artists in Great Britain or the U.S. Or Distinguished in Other Callings.”
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MC.975.07.126
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0.75 linear feet
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“An Account of all the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly and Particular Meetings of the Friends of America, 1772”
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MC.975.07.122
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06 linear feet
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1772
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
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“A Short Account of a visit made by Isaac Jackson to Friends on the Western Shore of Maryland: 1776”
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Jackson, Isaac
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MC.975.11.017
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02 linear feet
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1776
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1867-1868
Creator:
Bacon Family, Author
Cope, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900, Author
Haines, Henry, 1819-1905, Author
Whitall, Mary Cope, 1836-1897, Author
Extent: 063 linear feet
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Young American Literary Association records
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Bacon Family, Author Cope, Thomas Pim, 1823-1900, Author Haines, Henry, 1819-1905, Author Whitall, Mary Cope, 1836-1897, Author
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MC.975.09.028
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063 linear feet
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1867-1868
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania [Contact Us]
c.1860-2007
Creator:
Walls, Wuanda M. T.
Extent: 27 linear feet (4 boxes, 10 volumes, 3 flat file items)
Wuanda M. T. Walls is a writer who was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, but raised in nearby Delaware County. She graduated from Chester High School in 1961 and Lincoln University in 1980. The Walls family was one of the core families of Hinsonville, Pennsylvania, a small African American community in Chester County that became the site of Lincoln University, the oldest black college in the United States. The collection documents the history of the Wallses and related families, Hinsonville, and Lincoln University Village. It includes family photos, correspondence, clippings, legal papers, diplomas and yearbooks, ephemera, an oral history audiocassette and transcript, a published essay (by Wuanda Walls) and two books on the history of Hinsonville, and other items. There is also some of Walls's own memorabilia, such as autographed photographs and programs, airplane tickets, and a program from the 1966 Newport Jazz festival. (View full finding aid.)
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Wuanda M. T. Walls family papers
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Walls, Wuanda M. T.
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PHi.3532
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27 linear feet (4 boxes, 10 volumes, 3 flat file items)
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c.1860-2007
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Wuanda M. T. Walls is a writer who was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, but raised in nearby Delaware County. She graduated from Chester High School in 1961 and Lincoln University in 1980. The Walls family was one of the core families of Hinsonville, Pennsylvania, a small African American community in Chester County that became the site of Lincoln University, the oldest black college in the United States. The collection documents the history of the Wallses and related families, Hinsonville, and Lincoln University Village. It includes family photos, correspondence, clippings, legal papers, diplomas and yearbooks, ephemera, an oral history audiocassette and transcript, a published essay (by Wuanda Walls) and two books on the history of Hinsonville, and other items. There is also some of Walls's own memorabilia, such as autographed photographs and programs, airplane tickets, and a program from the 1966 Newport Jazz festival.
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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1836-1837
Creator:
Wrightsville and York Railroad Company.
Extent: 1 volume
An oversize volume comprising the contracts and receipts of payment for the construction of the Wrightsville to York Railroad line spanning one year from 1836 to 1837. (View full finding aid.)
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Writghtsville and York Railroad Company contracts and receipts
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Wrightsville and York Railroad Company.
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PUSp.Ms. Codex 1864
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1 volume
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1836-1837
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An oversize volume comprising the contracts and receipts of payment for the construction of the Wrightsville to York Railroad line spanning one year from 1836 to 1837.
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Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1940-1946
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 half-size archival box)
Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and other material related to World War II. (View full finding aid.)
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World War II Collection
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C1252
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0.2 linear feet (1 half-size archival box)
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1940-1946
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Consists of selected correspondence, manuscripts, and other material related to World War II.
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Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Manuscripts Division One Washington Road Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA [Contact Us]
1915-1918
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 half-size archival box)
Consists of letters written by George W. Glover from England to a Princeton, N.J., friend, George Madison Priest, during World War I. (View full finding aid.)
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World War I Letters of George W. Glover
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C0432
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0.2 linear feet (1 half-size archival box)
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1915-1918
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Consists of letters written by George W. Glover from England to a Princeton, N.J., friend, George Madison Priest, during World War I.
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Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives [Contact Us]
c. 1930s
Extent: 20 linear feet
This collection is composed of maps sponsored and created by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930s. It contains topographic plans of East Fairmount Park, West Fairmount Park, and Cobb's Creek Park. All items in this collection have been digitized and are available online at the Philadelphia Athenaeum's website: http://www.philageohistory.org/rdic-images/index2.cfm?ct=17 (View full finding aid.)
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Works Progress Administration Map Collection
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FP.2012.10
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20 linear feet
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c. 1930s
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This collection is composed of maps sponsored and created by the Works Progress Administration in the 1930s. It contains topographic plans of East Fairmount Park, West Fairmount Park, and Cobb's Creek Park. All items in this collection have been digitized and are available online at the Philadelphia Athenaeum's website: http://www.philageohistory.org/rdic-images/index2.cfm?ct=17
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1909-1965
Creator:
Woodbrookers (Association).
Extent: 5 folders
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Woodbrookers in America records
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Woodbrookers (Association).
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MC.950.184
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5 folders
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1909-1965
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1839-1885
Creator:
Wood family
Extent: 5 folders
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Wood family papers
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Wood family
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MC.950.182
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5 folders
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1839-1885
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania [Contact Us]
1966-1997
(Bulk: 1977-1997)
Extent: 62.4 linear feet (; 157 boxes)
In 1975, a group of Philadelphia area women’s organizations formed the Philadelphia Women’s Coalition to provide health, wellness, education, legal, and cultural resources to women and their children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1977, members of the coalition formed Women’s Way of Philadelphia to be a fundraising umbrella organization for each of the member groups and, eventually, for other organizations dedicated to helping women and children in the surrounding region. The Women’s Way of Philadelphia records house the organizational records of Women’s Way, a women’s advocacy fundraising group serving the Philadelphia region. This collection, which dates from 1966 to 1997, with bulk dates of 1977 to 1997, consists of reports, correspondence, minutes, financial records, and planning materials created as a result of the fundraising and grant-giving activities of Women’s Way. Aside from evidencing the organization’s functions, this collection provides a unique perspective of Philadelphia culture and changing perspectives on women’s issues and rights in the latter half of the 20th century. (View full finding aid.)
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Women's Way of Philadelphia records
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PHi.3434
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62.4 linear feet (; 157 boxes)
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1966-1997
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1977-1997
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In 1975, a group of Philadelphia area women’s organizations formed the Philadelphia Women’s Coalition to provide health, wellness, education, legal, and cultural resources to women and their children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1977, members of the coalition formed Women’s Way of Philadelphia to be a fundraising umbrella organization for each of the member groups and, eventually, for other organizations dedicated to helping women and children in the surrounding region. The Women’s Way of Philadelphia records house the organizational records of Women’s Way, a women’s advocacy fundraising group serving the Philadelphia region. This collection, which dates from 1966 to 1997, with bulk dates of 1977 to 1997, consists of reports, correspondence, minutes, financial records, and planning materials created as a result of the fundraising and grant-giving activities of Women’s Way. Aside from evidencing the organization’s functions, this collection provides a unique perspective of Philadelphia culture and changing perspectives on women’s issues and rights in the latter half of the 20th century.
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Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives. 65 Olden Street Princeton, New Jersey 08540 USA [Contact Us]
1979-2011
Extent: 0.21 linear ft. (1 box)
These records document the struggle to establish a women's golf program at Princeton University in the 1970s and its development since that time. Records include correspondence, memoranda, notes and clippings pertaining to Women's Golf at Princeton and Betty Whelan Donovan's tenure as creator and coach of the organization. (View full finding aid.)
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Women's Golf at Princeton Records
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AC394
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0.21 linear ft. (1 box)
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1979-2011
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These records document the struggle to establish a women's golf program at Princeton University in the 1970s and its development since that time. Records include correspondence, memoranda, notes and clippings pertaining to Women's Golf at Princeton and Betty Whelan Donovan's tenure as creator and coach of the organization.
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Drexel University: Archives and Special Collections [Contact Us]
1904-1961
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Women's Athletics collection
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UR.07.004
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1.42 cubic feet
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1904-1961
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania [Contact Us]
1700-2004, undated; bulk: 1848-1907
Creator:
Butler, Pierce, 1807-1867.
Leigh, Frances Butler, 1838-1910.
Wister, Sarah Butler, 1835-1908.
Extent: 21.5 linear feet (; 46 boxes, 55 volumes, 17 flat files)
The Wister and Butler families were prominent in Philadelphia in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and had ties to numerous other prominent families in the Philadelphia region, Georgia, and Great Britain. The bulk of the collection concerns Pierce (Mease) Butler and his daughters Sarah Butler Wister and Frances Anne Butler Leigh. Butler's former wife Frances Anne Kemble (Butler), known as Fanny Kemble, and various other family members are also represented. The bulk of the collection is correspondence and estate papers; it also includes diaries, newspapers and newspaper clippings, business papers, real estate papers, ledgers and other financial documents, photographs, and other miscellaneous papers. The collection provides insights into a wide variety of topics, including women's history, the Civil War, African American history, family history, politics, culture, and the life of actress Fanny Kemble and her daughters. The materials concerning the Butler plantations both before and after the Civil War are particularly interesting. (View full finding aid.)
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Wister and Butler Families Papers
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Butler, Pierce, 1807-1867. Leigh, Frances Butler, 1838-1910. Wister, Sarah Butler, 1835-1908.
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PHi.1962
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21.5 linear feet (; 46 boxes, 55 volumes, 17 flat files)
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1700-2004, undated; bulk: 1848-1907
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The Wister and Butler families were prominent in Philadelphia in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and had ties to numerous other prominent families in the Philadelphia region, Georgia, and Great Britain. The bulk of the collection concerns Pierce (Mease) Butler and his daughters Sarah Butler Wister and Frances Anne Butler Leigh. Butler's former wife Frances Anne Kemble (Butler), known as Fanny Kemble, and various other family members are also represented. The bulk of the collection is correspondence and estate papers; it also includes diaries, newspapers and newspaper clippings, business papers, real estate papers, ledgers and other financial documents, photographs, and other miscellaneous papers. The collection provides insights into a wide variety of topics, including women's history, the Civil War, African American history, family history, politics, culture, and the life of actress Fanny Kemble and her daughters. The materials concerning the Butler plantations both before and after the Civil War are particularly interesting.
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1827-1832
Creator:
Wing family
Extent: 1 folder
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Wing family correspondence
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Wing family
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MC.950.180
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1 folder
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1827-1832
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1930-1950
Extent: 3 images
Wilmington is the largest city in Delaware located on the Christiana and Brandywine Rivers. This collection consists of three reproduction photographs of diverse subjects: an A5A steam locomotive #1167 of Reading Railroad crossing the road at Greenville, Delaware; a unoccupied trolley car in Wilmington, Delaware, originally built by the Peoples Railway Company in 1904; a postcard illustration of the Delaware Trust Building, Wilmington, Delaware. (View full finding aid.)
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Wilmington, Delaware area historic images
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1975.249
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3 images
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1930-1950
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Wilmington is the largest city in Delaware located on the Christiana and Brandywine Rivers. This collection consists of three reproduction photographs of diverse subjects: an A5A steam locomotive #1167 of Reading Railroad crossing the road at Greenville, Delaware; a unoccupied trolley car in Wilmington, Delaware, originally built by the Peoples Railway Company in 1904; a postcard illustration of the Delaware Trust Building, Wilmington, Delaware.
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1964
Creator:
Mason, Wilmer G.
Extent: 3 folders
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Wilmer G. Mason papers
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Mason, Wilmer G.
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MC.950.123
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3 folders
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1964
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1948-1950
Creator:
Cooper, Wilmer A.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
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Wilmer A. Cooper manuscripts
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Cooper, Wilmer A.
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MC.975.07.025
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0.1 linear feet
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1948-1950
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Princeton University. Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives. 65 Olden Street Princeton, New Jersey 08540 USA [Contact Us]
1763-1850
(Bulk: 1763-1766)
Extent: 1 volume (65 pages)
This single notebook was for the most part written by William Woodhull (1741-1824), Class of 1764. The bulk of the book consists of recipes for medicinal prescriptions, catechisms, student orations and a poem. A good deal of the book appears to have been written during Woodhull's days at Princeton, but some of the recipes date to 1850, beyond Woodhull's death and so were entered by another unidentified individual. (View full finding aid.)
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William Woodhull Notebook
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AC321
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1 volume (65 pages)
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1763-1850
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1763-1766
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This single notebook was for the most part written by William Woodhull (1741-1824), Class of 1764. The bulk of the book consists of recipes for medicinal prescriptions, catechisms, student orations and a poem. A good deal of the book appears to have been written during Woodhull's days at Princeton, but some of the recipes date to 1850, beyond Woodhull's death and so were entered by another unidentified individual.
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania [Contact Us]
1809-1908
Creator:
Davis, W. W. H. (William Watts Hart), 1820-1910
Extent: 3 linear feet (7 boxes, 7 volumes, 1 flat file)
William Watts Hart Davis was graduated from military school in Norwich, Vt., in 1842, was professor at Portsmouth (Va.) Military Academy, studied law, was an officer in the Mexican War, returned home to Doylestown and practiced law, was appointed to various government offices for the territory of New Mexico, 1853-1857, returned home where he purchased the Doylestown "Democrat," recruited the 104th Pennsylvania Regiment, and served through the Civil War, returned home to spend the rest of his life managing and editing the Democrat, and speaking and writing on historical subjects. Davis's papers are arranged into several volumes. His incoming correspondence, 1832-1846, 1857-1860, 1880-1882, from family and friends touches on all his activities, with many passing references to politics, although the content is primarily of personal affairs. One volume of the correspondence has been designated "autographs" and includes letters of political and military men, together with clipped signatures. There are also two volumes of "Literary Remains" containing school essays, articles, addresses, reminiscences, diary entries, queries, acknowledgements, invitations, and clippings. There are additional manuscripts of consolidated reports, returns, special and general orders of his command which included regiments of 11th Maine, 56th New York State, 52nd Pennsylvania, and 104th Pennsylvania; History of One Hundred and Fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers; other works on the Mexican War and Bucks County; more scrapbook material, invitations, cards, notes, and newspaper clippings. The Doylestown Guards minute book, 1849-1860, is also in this collection. (View full finding aid.)
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William Watts Hart Davis papers
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Davis, W. W. H. (William Watts Hart), 1820-1910
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3 linear feet (7 boxes, 7 volumes, 1 flat file)
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1809-1908
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William Watts Hart Davis was graduated from military school in Norwich, Vt., in 1842, was professor at Portsmouth (Va.) Military Academy, studied law, was an officer in the Mexican War, returned home to Doylestown and practiced law, was appointed to various government offices for the territory of New Mexico, 1853-1857, returned home where he purchased the Doylestown "Democrat," recruited the 104th Pennsylvania Regiment, and served through the Civil War, returned home to spend the rest of his life managing and editing the Democrat, and speaking and writing on historical subjects. Davis's papers are arranged into several volumes. His incoming correspondence, 1832-1846, 1857-1860, 1880-1882, from family and friends touches on all his activities, with many passing references to politics, although the content is primarily of personal affairs. One volume of the correspondence has been designated "autographs" and includes letters of political and military men, together with clipped signatures. There are also two volumes of "Literary Remains" containing school essays, articles, addresses, reminiscences, diary entries, queries, acknowledgements, invitations, and clippings. There are additional manuscripts of consolidated reports, returns, special and general orders of his command which included regiments of 11th Maine, 56th New York State, 52nd Pennsylvania, and 104th Pennsylvania; History of One Hundred and Fourth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers; other works on the Mexican War and Bucks County; more scrapbook material, invitations, cards, notes, and newspaper clippings. The Doylestown Guards minute book, 1849-1860, is also in this collection.
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