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Gilpin, Thomas, 1776-1853


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Wharton Morris Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-106
Abstract Anna Wharton Morris was the youngest daughter of Joseph Wharton, prominent Philadelphia industrialist and philanthropist. She was a birthright member of the Society of Friends, active in prison reform and other social reform movements of her day, and was a profilic writer, primarily of short stories and essays. In 1896, she married Harrison S. Morris, Philadelphia author and arts administrator, and they had one child, Catharine Morris Wright. The collection includes her diaries and journals,...
Dates: 1729-1957

Thomas Gilpin Profile Album, approximately 1820-1849

Identifier: SFHL-PA-033C
Abstract This album of profiles was the property of Thomas Gilpin, Quaker manufacturer and author. It contains copies in ink of profiles made by amateur silhouette artist Joseph Sansom about 1790 in Philadelphia of distinquished personages of the day. The sitters include familiar figures such as George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and James Madisonand also important Quakers including William Savery, the Pembertons, George Dillwyn, Miers Fisher, Rebecca Jones, and Nicholas Waln. It is not...
Dates: approximately 1820-1849

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