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Box 5

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Guest Book, 1932-1967

 File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Belonged to a Mrs. Whitson with daughters Margaret and Anna. One photograph of Thomas H. Whitson’s home tipped in. Has signatures of a number of Pennells (close family members), Smedleys, Whitsons, and Coopers
Dates: 1932-1967

Selections (of Benjamin Whitson), ca.1889

 File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Commonplace book of Benjamin Whitson, most entries not dated.
Dates: ca.1889

Commonplace book., 1886-1918

 File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Appears to begin as a commonplace book, with a journal in the back. Isabel Fisher is scrawled under the first entry, but in different handwriting. Ruth Fisher is written under one of the journal entries.
Dates: 1886-1918

T. Barclay Whitson, album, 1902

 File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Commonplace book, two newspaper clipping obituaries.
Dates: 1902

Samuel Pennell’s Sketches and Drawings, n.d.

 File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Drawings and hand-drawn maps, geometry problems. One drawing of a statue bears the date (on the statue base) 1879, but that seems likely to be a feature of the statue, not a date for the drawing.
Dates: n.d.

Floral Autograph Album, 1842-1854

 File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Autograph album inscribed to Phebe P. Cooper.
Dates: 1842-1854