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West, Benjamin, 1738-1820


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-051

Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.

Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

Mary Sullivan Patterson Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-118
Abstract Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family papers and correspondence; genealogical notes on the Thomson, Sullivan, and other related families; writings on various topics, especially Delaware County history and the Caleb Pusey House; diaries, notes, correspondence, and a manuscript concerning Patterson's 1957 research trip to England to study Quaker emigration to America. Also a diary and letters...
Dates: 1782-1982

Benjamin West Society Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-S002
Abstract Inaugurated October 24, 1931, the Benjamin West Society was dedicated to promoting the arts at Swarthmore College and to promoting the memory of painter Benjamin West (1738-1820) whose traditional birthplace is on the campus of Swarthmore College. The Society organized annual lectures on art and exhibits, and each year sent its members an art print. Its activities were lead by a small group of officers, particularly New York Quaker art dealer, Frederic Newlin Price, a Swarthmore College...
Dates: 1922-1975

Collected papers on Benjamin West's Penn's Treaty

 Collection — Othertype SC-142
Identifier: SFHL-SC-142

This collection contains typed copies, photocopies, and some original papers of Benjamin West, regarding his painting, Penn's Treaty with the Indians, and relating to various business matters.

Dates: 1776-1817

Additional filters:

Collection 4
Archival Object 1
Art -- Exhibitions -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 1
Art appreciation -- Societies, etc. 1
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century 1
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States 1
Feminists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1