Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 252 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Papers of the Philadelphia families Bloomfield, Coates, Cresson, Emlen, Gumbes, Horner, Howel, Lloyd, Macomb, Moore, Vaux and Wetherill families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Some of these families were Quaker, including Coates, Emlen and Vaux; others had some Quaker family members, including Cresson, other families (as represented in this collection, including Gumbes and Wetherill, did not remain Quaker.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Sarah Logan Fisher, and includes personal correspondence. The majority of letters are written to Fisher's family members, including her brother Charles Fisher, her cousin Mary Arch, as well as a number of unnamed cousins, and are largely related to new concerning family and friends, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Thomas Fisher. The majority of correspondence included is business correspondence related to Fisher's mathematics and his book, "Dial of the Seasons, or a Portraiture of Nature," on Fisher's theory of the effect of "the angles of incidence of the meridian sunlight." There are also a small number of letters of personal correspondence, generally letters of introduction for friends or family traveling to Philadelphia or New York.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three folders of materials related to, or collected by the Friends Historical Commission, including, one of correspondence, one of minutes, and one of pamphlets.
Overview Fritz Solmitz (1893-1933) was an early and outspoken leader in the opposition to Nazism, an editor of a Social Democratic newspaper in Lübeck and a member of the City council. Because of his active opposition to the Nazis, and probably because he was a Jew, he died of mistreatment in a German prison shortly after Hitler came to power. Karoline Somitz (1893-1966) was, like her husband, active in civic affairs. Much of the collection contains letters and photographs, some translated from German.
Dates: 1929 - 2006
Overview This collection is comprised of the handwritten letter (1809) between William Frost and Samuel Jenkins, and two letters between Thomas E. Drake and C.E.H. Whitlock concerning the sale of the original William Frost letter.
Dates: 1809, 1941
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Samuel Garrigues and includes extracts of minutes by Thomas Brown, Quaker testimonies, memorandum of Thomas Brown's last illness, and an Account of Ann Parrish. The volume also contains copies of letters written by: Samuel Fothergill, Frances Dodshon, Thomas Lloyd, and Samuel Neale.