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Dr. Mavis Kelsey Collection of Adams-Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M17
Overview John Quincy Adams, later President of the United States, acted as Chief Plenipotentiary of the American delegation negotiating the Treaty of Ghent, and ending the War of 1812. Levett Harris was the American Consul (later the Charge d'Affaires) in Russia at this time. Adams's letters containing observations on the course of the negotiations, mediated by the Emperor Alexander, to Levett Harris are included in this collection. Harris, when later seeking appointment as Minister to Russia, was...
Dates: 1814 - 1820
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Samuel Allinson papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-001
Identifier: SFHL-SC-001
Abstract

Correspondence and miscellaneous memorabilia, including a 1834 letter from brother William and Uncle (?) in Burlington regarding temperance and the potential purchase of land.

Dates: 1812-1856

William Penn Charter School archives

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1115
Overview

The William Penn Charter School archives contain the financial, historical, business, and social records of the school, dating back as far as 1611. Documents signed by William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, and former Philadelphia mayors William Hudson and Edward Shippen, are included as well as a variety of school texts and memorabilia, which illuminate the traditions and history of the William Penn Charter School.

Dates: 1611-1992