Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This letterbook includes correspondence related to the resettlement of Luke W. Morris’s estate, the executors of which were Samuel B. Morris and Elliston P. Morris. All letters were written by either Elliston P. Morris and Samuel B. Morris.
Overview Although the central figure in this collection is the Philadelphia Quaker businessman and philanthropist, T. Wistar Brown (1826-1916), it also includes materials relating to his father Moses Brown, mother Mary Wistar Brown, and wife Mary Farnum Brown, along with other members of the Brown family. Among the papers are correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks and deeds.
Overview This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Newlin family. The majority of letters are addressed to Rachel Newlin, written by her brothers, Nicholas and William, and her sister, Hannah Ann Walter. The letters discuss family news, social calls, and events attended, particularly marriages in the Quaker community.
Overview The papers of artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966) who became enamored of art while a student at Haverford College. The collection consists of letters, original drawings and illustrations, magazines to which he contributed, catalogs, calendars and his famous chemistry notebook created while a student at the college
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Samuel Pennock. In addition to correspondence, the volume includes various other materials, including clippings, illustrations, and signatures of 19th century figures, including Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Anna Dickinson, William Still, and John Greenleaf Whittier.
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of the Pennsylvania History Press, and includes the business correspondence of the organization. Many of the letters are addressed to various members of the press, including Arthur H. Thomas, Richard T. Cadbury, Rayner W. Kelsey, and Arthur N. Leeds. Pasted into the front cover of the volume is a pamphlet entitled "At the Forks of the Delaware, 1794-1811," published by the Pennsylvania History Press.
Overview The commonplace book of Caleb Raper is religious in nature, and contains copied bible verses, religious poetry, prayers, and letters. According to the notes on the first and last pages of the volume, the original commonplace book, written in Caleb Rapper's hand, was written in 1711. This volume was copied in 1747 by Raper's nephew, Richard Smith. There is also a single photocopy.
Overview These manuscripts of "Book of Epistles of George Fox, Founder of Quakerism," which was originally written in 1714 by Thomas Richardson, are typed transcripts of the original document, as compiled by Thomas Richardson's descendants, Edward Wanton Smith, Esther Morton Smith, and Anna Wharton Wood. The manuscript includes an introduction which discusses the history of Thomas Richardson's volume of the epistles of George Fox and its inheritance to subsequent generations, and provides biographical...