Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 249 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Benjamin Swett. The first half of the volume is composed of business correspondence concerning merchant's orders and the status of shipments. The second half of the volume is composed of personal correspondence, chiefly letters from Swett to his wife.Business correspondence is addressed to the following: William Johnson, Isaac Milnor, Harper & Hartshorne, John Wickman & Sons, Barclay & Sons, Richard Mayhew,...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of letters directed to Albert Syze, a Quaker who attended Haverford College in the late 19th century. Of interest is geographic areas for placement of missionaries by various yearly meetings. Letter writers include: Phoebe Aydelotte, Fred Burgess, Lottie Farquhar, D.L. Mekeel and Phoebe Mekeel and discuss Haverford College and yearly meetings and areas of their missionary work.Included:Aydelotte, Phoebe S., Fall River MA,...
Abstract The Taylor and Nicholson family papers contain the records of these two families from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). William graduated from Harvard in 1903 and afterwards spent considerable time abroad studying architecture. He also served as an officer in the United States Military from 1916 to 1917, and worked in diplomacy after the...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Charles Shoemaker Taylor, which contains business correspondence related to the buying and selling of goods, livestock, and land.
Overview The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The...
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to the South African apartheid, including correspondence, notes, draft reports, reports, essays, and other materials related to apartheid, racial justice, and Quaker involvement in these movement.