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World's Columbian Exposition, 1893 (Chicago, Ill.)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bryn Mawr College Posters for International Expositions Collection

Identifier: BMC-M130
Abstract Bryn Mawr College showcased its mission and prestigious programs at international expositions with an array of displayed materials. The awards in the collection demonstrate the success of these exhibitions and recognition of the high level of education provided to the undergraduate and graduate students in attendance at the college. The earliest exhibited materials in the collection were shown in 1893 at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, where the college won an Educational...
Dates: 1893 - 1926
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Arthur H. and Esther Willits Thomas Correspondence, 1888-1945

Identifier: HC.MC-1037

A collection of correspondences between Arthur H. Thomas and Esther E. Willits and assorted family and friends of the couple. Topics include daily life, courtship, marriage, illness, and business.

Dates: 1888-1945; Majority of material found within 1891-1899

Miscellaneous Tickets

Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-014

Four tickets for the Easton Delaware Bridge Lottery," A. R. Haines store, the Exposition Universelle, and the World's Columbian Exposition.

Dates: 1889 - 1893

Wistar Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1262
Abstract This collection contains letters and cards exchanged between various family members, including Elizabeth (Bettina) Vaux Wistar, Mary Emlen Wistar, and Frederic Vaux Wistar. Many of the letters were sent from Europe between 1893 and 1894. There is also an assortment of financial and legal papers. The section “Travel and Sightseeing Materials” is particularly noteworthy. It contains a journal written by Emma F. Wistar in which she recounts her 1866 trip to Niagara Falls, making special note of...
Dates: 1861-1950; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1900

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Anniversaries 1
Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Paris (France) 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quakers -- Family relationships 1