Bright family papers


Creator: Bright, Robert Southall, 1872-1943
Date(s): 1763-1942
Bulk Dates: 1894-1934
Call Number: MSS 0128
Language: English
Abstract: The Robert Southall Bright Collection concerns the personal and business affairs of theBright family, most notably Philadelphia lawyer Robert Southall Bright (1872-1943) and his wife Caroline de Beelen Bright (d. 1932). The collection comprises 2.3 linear feet of material and contains correspondence, financial and legal items, receipts, insurance policies, leases, speeches, political papers, certificates, invitations and greeting cards, photographs, and ephemera. The collection is divided into five main series: I. Robert S. Bright correspondence, II. financial and legal documents, III. papers concerning other members of the Bright family, IV. miscellaneous papers, and V. photographs.
Physical Description: 2.3 linear feet (1929 items)
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Anna D. Moyerman, 1972.
Processing Information: Processed by Arthur Siegel, October 1998. Finding aid encoded by Lauren Connolly, August 2015 and Tiffany Saulter, November 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard