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One hundred and fifty years of collecting by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1824-1974

Nicholas B. Wainwright

One hundred and fifty years of collecting by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1824-1974

by Nicholas B. Wainwright

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Published by Historical Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania -- Art collections.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOne hundred and fifty years of collecting ...
    Statementby Nicholas B. Wainwright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF146 .P578
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 105 p., [3] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5060312M
    ISBN 100910732094
    LC Control Number74024334
    OCLC/WorldCa1195088

      Barbara Buchanan, president of the Pike County Historial Society, points to a blood stain on a flag at the historical society's museum in Milford, Pa., Thursday, June, 20, Our Collection. Our Genealogy and Local History collection is one of our largest services and consists of indexes, genealogies, state and county histories, family histories, city directories, atlases, land warranty maps, ship passenger lists, and compilations of church and cemetery records.

    Colonial History. Jewish traders have operated in southeastern Pennsylvania since at least the s. The first Jewish resident of the city on record was Jonas Aaron whose name appears in in the American Historical l Jewish families had immigrated to Philadelphia by , as recorded by German traveler von Beck who listed them among the religious sects of the town. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 14K likes. Philadelphia's Library of American History. #MakeHistoryYours As one of the nation’s largest archives of historical documents, HSP /5(33).

      Jim Weeks's "Gettysburg: Memory, Market and an American Shrine" () tells the story of tourism at Gettysburg and of its changes in character over the years as the United States changed. He sees a basic tension in Gettysburg visitors and in the manner in which Gettysburg is Cited by: Historical Society of Pennsylvania Wikimedia Commons Citing operating deficits and a lack of financial stability, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania announced Monday that it would lay off 10 staff members, about 30 percent of the total, trim programming and services, and focus on its role as a Author: Stephan Salisbury.


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