Guide to the manuscript collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania by Historical Records Survey of Pennsylvania

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Subjects:

  • Bibliography,
  • History,
  • Catalogs,
  • Manuscripts,
  • Sources

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ContributionsHistorical Society of Pennsylvania
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LC ClassificationsF 149 Z9 H6 1949
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Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
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Open LibraryOL26621323M

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Collections The collections of Historical Society of Pennsylvania Guide to the manuscript collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania book from genealogical and family papers to business and organizational records to collections of items such as photographs, postcards, sheet music, menus, and trade cards.

HSP's library contains a wealth of published material, including books, pamphlets, serials, and newspapers. These five word documents make up the four scenarios and a list of core standards to use an example of using the scenarios for teaching in a lesson or unit plan. The scenarios go with the game Settlers of America: Trails to Rails and match up with primary sources from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

See also Meade Collection, No. in Guide to the Manuscript Collections of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania. James Clark Moore and William Colmer Moore Papers, 88 items. Early surveys of Pennsylvania lands, including the first draft of a survey for Germantown; cash book of Richard Peters, Many of HSP’s collections document 20th-century family and social life, particularly those of the elite and burgeoning middle classes.

Many of these family papers also include genealogical information. The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is one of the most complete and professional genealogy centers in the nation, and the largest in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Supplement to the Guide to the Manuscript Collections in The Historical Society of Pennsylvania ATALANTA, SHIP, INVOICE BOOK, 1 vol. The first part of this volume contains invoices of goods shipped on an unidentified schooner, records of sales, etc.

The second part lists the wares. Founded inthe Historical Society of Pennsylvania is one of the oldest historical societies in the United States. Our collection includes someprinted items and more than 21 million manuscript and graphic items. Learn how to find the materials you need.

for forty years the Cataloguer of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The collection includes letters addressed to Mr. Edmunds and to Benjamin Smith Lyman. Most of these are from Americans, a few foreign items, chiefly Japanese, are included.

See also, No. in the Guide to the Manu script Collections of The Historical Society of. Guide to the manuscript collections in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Statement of Responsibility: prepared by the Historical Records Survey, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration ; compiled by Paul Bleyden ; edited by Bernard S.

Levin. Gardening Papers (Historical Society of Pennsylvania) PH 66 Genealogical Charts and Records PH 70 Glen-Sanders, Papers (New-York Historical Society) See also M PH 26 Griffin, Cyrus, Letters (Historical Society of Pennsylvania) See also Transcript PH 12 Griffin, James Lewis Corbin, Diaries and Papers (Virginia Historical Society) PH An illustration of an open book.

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About Our Collections The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is one of the largest family history libraries in the nation, has excellent collections on local and regional history, and offers a manuscript collection renowned for its 17th- 18th- and 19th-century holdings.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Guide to the manuscript collections in the Historical society of Pennsylvania. (Philadelphia, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, ), also by Historical Records Survey of Pennsylvania, Bernard S Levin, and Paul Bleyden (page images at HathiTrust).

Many wonderful collections of manuscript material at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania are on microfilm at the The Family History Library (FHL), such as those of Gilbert Cope, Alfred R. Justice, Israel D. Rupp, and many others. Nearly every repository in the.

Originally compiled by members of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania (GSP), HSP’s collection of scrapbooks and family history folders contain original research pertaining to literally thousands of family lines. The family history folders may contain a single sheet of paper or hundreds of pages of research and correspondence.

The best collections of published biographies are at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, and the State Library of Pennsylvania. The Family History Library also has a major collection of published and manuscript biographical material.

Other. Book Review: Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society. Compiled by Don D. Skemer and Robert C.

Morris Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. The surname index to manuscript collections includes all of the family collections, member files, and Bible records in the collections of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania when the index was created.

The Surname Index is a valuable resource for locating in which individual collection the Surname file can be found.

Digital scans of items from the Historical Society’s collection are available for sale as high-quality archival prints. There are more t historic images to choose from in the online Digital Library. American Negro Historical Society. Collection, and correspondence on her work in miniatures.

Also included are correspondence and notes for Guide Book of Art, Architecture, and Historic Interest in Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, ), which she edited for the Art Committee of the State Federation of Pennsylvania Women, histories of. MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS.

Ancient Order of Hibernians in America. The Ancient Order of Hibernians originated as a secret society in Ireland in the late 16th century. It was established in the United States in Now known as the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America, it is a fraternal benefit society open to those who are Irish and Catholic.

Manuscripts, Libraries Publisher Harrisburg, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of public instruction, Pennsylvania Historical commission Collection university_of_illinois_urbana-champaign; americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Language English.

Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. SSH Hg. Regional. E.g.: Guide to the Draper Manuscripts. SSH Hg. National. E.g.: National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections and Index to Personal Names in the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections, From to the.

This content was prepared in by the Manuscript Repositories Section of the Society of American Archivists. Grateful acknowledgement for permission to borrow from their respective brochures is made to the Nebraska State Historical Society, the Bentley Historical Library of the University of Michigan, and the Minnesota Historical Society.

Scholars will find many resources to support their work here at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, from the unique manuscript collections cared for by the Society, to fellowships to support research in those collections, to publications through which to share their work with others.

perusal, while HSP's rare book collection-pre iles-is on deposit at LCP. Some manuscript collections at HSP were purchased by the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, and may be so labeled, but they are actually owned by HSP. The ownership of manuscripts.

This library houses the collections of both the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania. A Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania ( Hg - SSH) is also available.

Vol. have title: Manuscripts collections of the Minnesota Historical Society. Description: volumes 23 cm. Series Title: Minnesota Historical Society.; Special bulletins; Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society.

Other Titles: Manuscripts collections of the Minnesota Historical Society. The majority of the manuscript collections of the German Society of Pennsylvania document the rich and diverse history of German-American associational life.

The German Society's own institutional records tell the story of the Society's charitable and cultural activities over a period of nearly two and a half centuries. Other manuscript collections include the records of. RGAM: Dawson County Historical Society (Nebraska) - This collection consists of one reel of microfilm containing two typed manuscripts: 1) 'A short biographical sketch of the life of Mr.

Daniel Freeman and that of his wife, Mrs. Louisa (Smith) Freeman,' by Charles J. Freeman, ; and 2) 'As I remember things, and some old landmarks when I was a kid in and later. Historical Society Notes and Documents: The Manuscript and Miscellaneous Collections of the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania: A Preliminary Guide, Part Fifteen Additional Articles Published July 1, Collections Of The Protestant Episcopal Historical Society Collections Of The Protestant Episcopal Historical Society by Protestant Episcopal Historical Society.

Download it Collections Of The Protestant Episcopal Historical Society books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Click Get Books for free books. The Guide contains entries for the many new items added to the collections since This new electronic version will be updated regularly to reflect new acquisitions.

Since the Tennessee Historical Society (THS) houses its book and manuscript collections here, the Guide reflects items owned by the Society as well. Locust Street Philadelphia, PA T: () F: () Western Historical Manuscript Collection 23 Ellis Library University of Missouri Columbia, MO Bauer, Royal D.M.

Papers, Correspondence of a naval yeoman,primarily to his sister, Gladys Bauer, and friend, Helen Elizabeth Clark. Diary of his service at Great Lakes, Illinois, Guipavas Finistere, and Brest, France.

Copies of the Great Lakes Bulletin and Great Lakes. Guide to the Personal Papers in the Manuscript Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society (first in a series of manuscript guides; St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, ), ed. by Grace Lee Nute and Gertrude W. Ackermann (multiple formats at ) .Archival Finding Aids for Manuscript Collections at the New-York Historical Society.

Archival Finding Aids are detailed guides to the contents and intellectual organization of a repository's archival and manuscript collections.Missouri History Museum (MoSHi) Collection Title: Thomas Jefferson Collection, Collection Size: items Guide: Finding Aid (KB PDF) Provenance: Most of the items were donated to the Missouri Historical Society (now the Missouri History Museum) in the early twentieth century by collector William K.

Bixby. Items of Interest: The collection consists mostly of correspondence from.

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