Category Archives: Mexican-American War

Conner family

Conner family papers, 1816–1903. 2 boxes, 23 volumes (1.83 linear feet). Abstract Collection consists primarily of journals (f. 1, v. 2-24) kept by Susan Conner from 1829 to 1856. Her lengthy entries discuss her family, especially her husband Commodore David … Continue reading

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Wilson, Jesse

Jesse Wilson papers, 1843–1847. 1 box (0.16 linear feet). About Jesse Wilson The Wilson family of the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia were a prominent Quaker family. Jesse Wilson was one of nine children born to Joseph Wilson, Sr., M.D. and … Continue reading

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Wilson, Joseph, Jr.

Dr. Joseph Wilson, Jr. papers, 1816–1887. 1 box, 5 volumes (0.88 linear feet). Abstract Records consist of journals, medical diaries, drafts, scrapbooks and letters, many of which were composed while Dr. Wilson was serving onboard USS Levant and Savannah as … Continue reading

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