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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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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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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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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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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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“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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“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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Undated
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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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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
Undated
Creator:
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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“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]
Undated
Creator:
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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