Category Archives: Collection Themes

Brownlee, Edward G.

Edward G. Brownlee papers, 1930–1992. 4 boxes (1.5 linear feet). About Edward G. Brownlee Edward G. Brownlee (1911-2005) conducted extensive research into the history of ships and shipping in the Mid-Atlantic region. About the collection This collection is scheduled to … Continue reading

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Bartling, William A.

William Bartling papers, 1941–1968. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About William A. Bartling William A. Bartling served aboard the SS Norfolk in 1941. About the collection Collection consists of a letter admitting William A. Bartling to membership of the Ancient … Continue reading

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McGlure, Anna

Letter to Anna McGlure from Sophy [?], 1861. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Autograph letter signed by “Sophy,” 1 November 1861, New Castle to Anna McGlure, Philadelphia. Sophy writes to her cousin, Anna McGlure, about her nephew’s … Continue reading

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Folly (Yacht)

Folly (Yacht) records, 1892–1902. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Certificates of inspection for the yacht Folly, 1893-1900; an 1892 circular from the steamboat inspection service of the U.S. Treasury Department; and pilot’s/engineer’s license for Esmonde H. Austin, … Continue reading

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Burr, Hudson

Hudson Burr papers, 1812. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection The collection consists of a two items belonging to Hudson Burr: a loose index (A – B) page from Burr’s ledger, dated 3rd month, 19th [day], 1781; and … Continue reading

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Carroll, James F.

James F. Carroll papers, 1920–1926. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Papers of James F. Carroll, including civil service exam announcement, application, and results letter; and a loan agreement form from Travelers Insurance Company.

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Hemphill, Joesph

Letter to Samuel L. Southard from Joseph Hemphill, 1826. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Contains a letter from Joseph Hemphill to Samuel L. Southard, dated May 30, 1826. The letter was written seeking appointment of a Mr. … Continue reading

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Woodward, John

John Woodward account book, 1817–1859. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Account book of John Woodward, kept while he was master of various vessels, including the ship Atlantic, the schooner Shipwright, the schooner Diamond, and the brig Havanna. … Continue reading

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Frazer, Persifor

Persifor Frazer warrant, 1785. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Warrant authorizing the State Treasurer of Pennsylvania to pay Persifor Frazer for his attendence in Assembly and mileage. Signed by John Bayard, Speaker.

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S.D. Fell (Schooner)

S.D. Fell (Schooner) account book, 1896–1903. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Expense book of S.C. Loveland, master of the schooner S.D. Fell. Types of material Account Books

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