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Creator:Smith, Charles, 1765-1836
Title:Charles Smith papers
Date(s):1795-1847
Call No:MSS 0539
Abstract:The Charles Smith papers consists of 1.6 linear feet of material including a collection of trial notes, letters pertaining to his career as a lawyer and judge, business receipts, papers[...] related to state business, personal letters and bank books, all of which range from 1795 to 1847.
Subjects:Justice, Administration of--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Lawyers--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Lawyers | Judges
Creator:Dussauce, H. (Hippolyte), 1829-1869
Title:Hippolyte Dussauce papers
Date(s):1843-1869
Call No:MSS 0156
Abstract:The Hippolyte Dussauce Papers reflect the life and work of the chemist during the years of 1860-1869. The papers include letters of inquiry from chemists, inventors, druggists and others[...] to Dussauce for formulae and advice. Several copy books kept by Dussauce reflect his responses to some of these inquiries. The correspondence section also contains the letters of Henry Carey Baird, Dussauce's publisher, to Dussauce.
Subjects:Chemistry, Technical | Advertising--History--19th century
Creator:Albertson family
Title:Albertson family papers
Date(s):1774-1880
Call No:MSS 0255
Abstract:The Albertson family papers consist of 1.2 linear feet of material related to this Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania family. The collection spans the dates 1774-1889, and the bulk of the material[...] dates between 1800-1862. The collection includes a variety of correspondence, promissory notes, receipts, account books, ledgers, checks, composition books, reports, contracts, and notes. The collection provides a detailed description of the lives of the Albertson family, especially emphasizing the family's finances. It also provides valuable historical information on the Friends Meeting House at Plymouth, local economy and businesses, and the Plymouth Railroad.
Subjects:Pennsylvania--History--18th century | Pennsylvania--History--19th century