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Creator:Ashhurst family
Title:Ashhurst family papers
Date(s):1818-1909
Call No:MSS 0549
Abstract:Personal and business papers of three generations of the Philadelphia-based Ashhurst family, including Richard Ashhurst (1784-1861); sons John Ashhurst (1809-1892) and Lewis Richard Ashhurst (1806-1874), partners with their father in[...] the drygoods firm Richard Ashhurst & Sons; as well as the legal papers of Richard L. Ashhurst (1838-1911?).
Subjects:Coal mines and mining--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Merchants--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--History--19th century | House construction--United States--History--19th century | Merchants | More Subjects
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