Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
Overview George L. Myers (1886-1953) was a performer in travelling theater, opera, and circus companies between 1906 and 1952, including Price of Pilsen Co., Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus, Brinkley Girls Co., Sells-Floto Circus, and Baily Bros. Circus. The collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, and information documenting the routes taken by the companies.
Dates: 1906 - 1952
Overview The scrapbook is comprised of clippings of an article on the Christiana Riot, published in 1910 by the Atlantic Monthly, but originally published in 1866. The article, "The Freedman's Story," was written by William Parker, a formerly enslaved person who escaped slavery and became an abolitionist and activist in Pennsylvania. He was a key actor in the Christiana Riot, and the article describes his memory of the event. It is not known who compiled the scrapbook.
Overview The Philadelphia Club of Advertising Women (PCAW) was founded in 1916 by sixteen women advertising executives. The Club participated in charitable efforts, offered advertising courses, published a newsletter (Ad-Land News), and hosted social events throughout its history. These efforts garnered national recognition for PCAW as a leading advertising organization. It also won them recognition locally as an organization committed to helping the community through scholarships and charitable giving....
Dates: 1916 - 1984
Overview The scrapbook of Samuel A. Purdie includes clippings of his writing, including a series of essays on “Quakerism in Dixie,” a series entitled “Journal of a Conscript,” and a series entitled “For the Pioneer, Sojourn in the Land of Secession after a Collapsed Rebellion.” The clippings are pasted into the Back Creek Monthly Meeting school attendance record books.
Abstract The collection is composed of three scrapbooks compiled by Sarah Coates Harris, Quaker reformer and naturalist of Galena, Illinois. Scrapbook 1 contains newspaper clippings that reflect Harris' activities in horticultural, temperance, suffrage, and other civic endeavors as well as biographical information about her husband and local history. Scrapbook 2 contains botanical cards organized by the month of flowering and a small number of images of the Gould Mine in Nevada. Scrapbook 3 contains her...
Overview The first scrapbook (1888-1900) is a collection of material from immediately after Scattergood graduated from Haverford College. This includes newspaper clippings, primarily regarding sports, invitations to athletic events, glee club performances, junior class exercises, and graduations. Additionally, there are materials from alumni association events, for both Haverford College and Forsythe School. There are also a number of small pictures from his time at Haverford. The second scrapbook also...
Dates: 1888 - 1906
Overview Isaac Sharpless's papers consist of two letter books containing copies of his outgoing correspondence as President of Haverford College as well as a scrapbook containing newspaper and journal articles by and about Sharpless.
Overview The scrapbook of Isaac Shoemaker includes portraits of Shoemaker's family, including Charles Shoemaker, Elizabeth Robeson, Susan Wood, Hannah Taylor, Abraham M. Taylor, George Washington, Daniel Wheeler, and Robert Morton. Also includes sketches of meeting houses, plants found on his travels, and landscapes, including landscapes of South Carolina, Louisiana, western prairies, Spanish Missions in Texas, Pennsylvania, and Yosemite.
Overview J. Lindley Spicer's scrapbook is largely comprised of photos and printed images of Quakers, meeting houses, meetings for worship, and Quaker missions in Mexico, Africa, Palestine, and China. The volume also includes a number of clipped newspaper articles on various Quaker leaders. Inside the scrapbook is an index of photos and clippings.
Overview Francis M. Stifler was born in Roselle, New Jersey, on March 11, 1903, and attended Haverford College from 1921 to 1925. The Francis M. Stifler scrapbook contains materials related to Francis's student life and general on-campus happenings during his tenure at the college. Among the collected materials are official college forms and corresponces; tickets, programs, and invitations from various on-campus events and sporting contests; photographs of Haverford buildings and Haverford students; and...