Category Archives: Canals

Schuylkill Canal Transportation Line

Schuylkill Canal Transportation Line records, 1872–1875. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About Schuylkill Canal Transportation Line The Schuylkill Navigation Company was chartered in 1815 to build a series of navigation improvements in the Schuylkill River. A 108-mile waterway was completed … Continue reading

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Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Co.

Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Co. annual reports and , 1804–1856. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About the collection Annual reports of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Co. and a manuscript letter inviting Martin Van Buren to attend a celebration of … Continue reading

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Carman, William

William Carman stock certificates, 1827–1848. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Stock certificates for Delaware and Schuyklill Canal Company, Athenaeum of Philadelphia, People’s Steam Navigation Company, and Sandy and Beaver Canal Company. Types of material Stock certificates Reference … Continue reading

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Canals

Canals collection, 1827–1955. 5 boxes (1.87 linear feet). About the collection Collection of annual reports, engineer’s reports, and pamphlets from canal companies and related institutions in the Philadelphia region. Includes materials from Canal Commissioners of Pennsylvania (1831-1846); Chesapeake and Delaware … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Canal

Pennsylvania Canal records, 1856–1869. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection. Reference files Canals, PA

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Schuylkill & Susquehanna Navigation Co.

Schuylkill & Susquehanna Navigation Co. share transfer certificate, 1792. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection.

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Sproule, George

George Sproule papers, 1784–1947. 3 boxes, 17 volumes (4.16 linear feet). Abstract George F. Sproule (1867-1928), known as an authority on the Port of Philadelphia, served on the Board of Port Wardens of Philadelphia from 1884 to 1907, as Secretary … Continue reading

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Morehouse, Elijah B.

Elijah B. Morehouse papers, 1858–1880. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection of master’s certificates and steamboat engineer’s licenses granted to Elijah R. Morehouse, and hull inspection certificates for the steamboat New Jersey, of which Morehouse was master. … Continue reading

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