Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview William Baxter (1824-1886) was a Philadelphia Quaker wool merchant who later settled in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. He was active in social reform, particularly in the temperance movement. This collection contains Baxter family pictures, in the form of albums and loose photographs.
Dates: 1840 - 1942
Overview Papers relating to the film and photography departments at the Philadelphia College of Art and proposals for the establishment of the Creative Photographers' School, all by Sol Mednick in the 1960s, as well as biographical materials about Mednick and about exhibits of his work and a thesis mentioning Mednick.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The scrapbook has an embossed cover titled Joseph C. Turnpenny and contains a collection of approximately 60 mostly loose 19th century engravings, lithographs, full-sized silhouettes, photographs, post cards, and other prints, primarily of Quaker and Philadelphia scenes. It is labelled on the first page "Elizabeth Bunting Scrapbook," but the contents indicate that Joseph C. Turnpenny, a member of Spruce Street Monthly Meeting, was a collector, perhaps together with Elizabeth Bunting and later...
Dates: 1833 - 1926