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Philadelphia (Pa.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 19 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

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

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Eyre Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-179
Overview The collection contains papers concerning the Eyre family, Pennsylvania Quakers. descendents of Isaac and Eleanor (Cooper) Eyre, of Philadelphia and Bucks County. Isaac Eyre (1778-1843) was a prominent Philadelphia shipbuilder. In 1828, he removed to a farm in Bucks County, Pa. William Eyre (1804-1885) was their oldest son, a Philadelphia master builder. His brother, Isaac (1819-1904) was a farmer and promoter of the railroad from Bucks County, Pa. He was also one of the founders of the...
Dates: 1840-1912

Friends of Ramallah Friends Meeting (Quakers) records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1040
Overview

This collection relates to the Ramallah Friends Meeting and Friends International Center in Ramallah, Palestine. The majority of the collection is dated between 2002 and 2014, and pertains to renewing the Ramallah Friends Meetinghouse and transforming it into a Friends Center.

Dates: 2002-2014

Joseph Gibbons account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-010
Overview

The account book of John Gibbons's household expenses includes payments for dry goods, wages for servants, saddles, and services, such as sending out the washing or a home visit from a doctor.

Dates: 1790-1837

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882