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Philadelphia (Pa.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

1948 Democratic National Convention ticket

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-238
Overview

This collection contains a ticket to the 1948 Democratic National Convention.

Dates: 1948

Anonymous financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-013
Overview

This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous account book, which is "an account of mony advanced for the Poor of the City of Philadelphia." Entries include amounts donated by various individuals in the Philadelphia area.

Dates: 1778-1779

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Henry J. Cadbury Letter

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-303
Overview

This collection contains a 1966 letter sent to Henry J. Cadbury by Avis G. Clarke on behalf of the American Antiquarian Society. Clarke and the Society ask Cadbury about information regarding the origin of American "Epistles" printed before 1820.

Dates: 1966

Clark, Arthur W., 1916-2008

 Person
Dates: Existence: 1916-11-03 - 2008-07-25

Cope and Mendenhall letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC-1323
Overview This collection consists of four volumes of business letter books authored by Thomas P. Cope (1768-1843) and his uncle and business partner Thomas Mendenhall (1759-1843). Thomas P. Cope trained under his uncle who was in the mercantile shipping business at the turn of the nineteenth century. Thomas P. Cope took over his uncle’s business in 1821 and the succeeding three volumes of business letters are all authored by him. Cope established Philadelphia’s first packet line, a small fleet of...
Dates: 1788 - 1853

Joshua Cresson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-098
Overview

The volume provides an account of the Philadelphia Yellow Fever epidemic in 1793, and is largely religious in nature. Entries describe the illness, as well as the death and burial of many members of Cresson’s community. The volume includes a note signed by Mary Cresson, Cresson's wife, which she addressed to their children, so that they would understand the circumstances of their father's death.

Dates: 1793, undated

Cunningham, Elizabeth (Elizabeth Anne), 1934-2020

 Person
Dates: Existence: 1934-05-03 - 2020-06-11

Watson Dewees Notes on Meetings and Meetinghouses

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-059
Overview

This collection contains letters, notes, and journal entries entailing various Quaker meeting locations in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey area as well as their dates of origin and operation. These locations are in Philadelphia, PA, Abington, PA, Caln, PA, Western, PA, Burlington, NJ, Buck, PA, Haddonfield, NJ, and Salem, NJ.

Dates: 1910 - 1918