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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 249 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Swett letterbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-021
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,...

Albert Syze correspondence

Identifier: HC.MC-950-169
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,...

Taylor and Nicholson family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1215
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...

Charles Shoemaker Taylor letterbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-022
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.

Taylor family materials

Identifier: HC.MC-950-246
Overview This collection contains materials belonging to the Taylor family.

George W. Taylor letterbooks

Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-023
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the letterbooks of George W. Taylor, which contain business correspondence.

Lily Ross Taylor papers

Identifier: BMC-1974-05
Overview Lily Ross Taylor was Professor of Latin and Dean at Bryn Mawr College, Director of the American Academy in Rome, and a renowned Classicist. Her papers include lecture notes, correspondence, and personal memorabilia.

Speer Family papers

Identifier: BMC-M72
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...

Thomas Drake letters

Identifier: HC.MC-950-224
Overview This collection contains three letters written between Thomas Drake and Senator Edward Kennedy.

Thomas Elsa Jones papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-109
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.