Category Archives: Schuylkill River

Baber, Charles

Letters from Frederick Gaul to Charles Baber, 1840–1857. 2 folders (0.08 linear feet). About Charles Baber Charles Baber, d. 1885(?) was an agent for the Schuylkill Navigation Company, Port Carbon, Pennsylvania. Port Carbon was the site of the first lock … Continue reading

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Fairmount Bridge

Fairmount Bridge bond of indemnity and check, 1841. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Bond of indemnity from the Fairmount Bridge Company (formerly called the Lancaster Schuylkill Bridge Company) to Mary and Samuel Yorke; and a check on … Continue reading

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Ferries, Early Philadelphia

Abstract of decisions relating to early Philadelphia area ferries, 1760. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Manuscript abstract of decisions made between 1717 and 1760 by the Common Council of Philadelphia regarding area ferry operations. Documents leasing of … Continue reading

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Aero Service Corporation

Aero Service Corporation photographs and negatives, 1925–1956. 7 boxes, plus 4 filing cabinet drawers (10.8 linear feet). About Aero Service Corporation The Aero Service Corporation began in 1919 in Philadelphia and was a pioneer and world leader in aerial photography … Continue reading

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