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Creator:Hill, Mary
Title:Mary Hill correspondence
Date(s):1888-1910
Call No:MSS 0523
Abstract:The Mary Hill correspondence, spanning the years 1888-1910 (bulk 1888-1890), comprises .3 linear feet (87 items) of handwritten correspondence received by Mary Hill and primarily documenting her son, William (Will)[...] Hill's employment with the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Subjects:Engineers--Correspondence | Engineers | Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Philadelphia (Pa.)--Social life and customs--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Harris, Martha
Title:Martha Harris journals and correspondence
Date(s):1945-2011
Call No:MSS 0755
Abstract:This collection comprises Martha Harris's personal journals and correspondence, which provide a comprehensive narrative of the daily life of a single mother, struggling author, and member of the Socialist Workers[...] Party in the United States in the latter half of the twentieth century.
Subjects:Political activists--United States
Creator:Williams, Talcott, 1849-1928
Title:Talcott Williams papers
Date(s):1894-1925
Call No:MSS 0176
Abstract:Talcott Williams (1849-1928) was an American journalist and educator. The Talcott Williams collection consists of letters, pamphlets and clippings.
Subjects:Journalists--United States | World War, 1914-1918
Creator:Claghorn, John W., 1789-1869
Title:John W. Claghorn papers
Date(s):1804-1849
Call No:MSS 0610
Abstract:The papers of John W. Claghorn, a nineteenth-century businessman based in Boston and Philadelphia, include materials relating to his business and his family.
Subjects:Dry-goods--United States--History--19th century | Merchants--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--History--19th century | Merchants--Massachusetts--Boston--History--19th century | Businesspeople | More Subjects
Creator:Virden family
Title:Virden family papers
Date(s):1783-1901
Call No:MSS 0489
Abstract:This collection relates to the Virden (or Virdin) family of Delaware, specifically Samuel Virden (1793-1876) of Kent County and his descendants. Samuel's children and their spouses also figure prominently in[...] this collection. The Virden family papers, spanning the years 1783-1901, consist of thirty-six letters, receipts, deeds, accounts, and other documents.
Subjects:Families--Delaware--History--19th century | Businesspeople--Delaware--History--19th century | Shipping--Delaware--History--19th century | Businesspeople | More Subjects
Creator:Townsend, Joseph Brevitt, 1821-1896
Title:Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers
Date(s):1810-1917
Call No:MSS 0525
Abstract:The Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers, spanning the dates 1810-1917 (bulk dates 1840-1896), document the professional career, and to a lesser extent the personal life, of the Philadelphia lawyer, Joseph Brevitt[...] Townsend.
Subjects:Probate law and practice--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Probate courts--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Circuit courts--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--History--19th century | Law--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Townsend, Joseph Brevitt, 1821-1896
Title:Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers supplement
Date(s):1800-1920
Call No:MSS 0525
Abstract:Joseph Brevitt Townsend (1821-1896) was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer who practiced estate law and acted as legal consultant to several commercial, insurance, and trust companies. The Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers[...] supplement, spanning the dates 1800-1920, contains substantial additions to the original collection and documents the professional career of the Philadelphia lawyer. The supplement comprises 5.8 linear feet of legal and personal correspondence, wills and estate records, legal proceedings, legal account and receipt books, and other judicial and financial records.
Subjects:Estates (Law)--Pennsylvania | Probate law and practice--Pennsylvania | Probate courts--Pennsylvania | Law--Pennsylvania | More Subjects