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Title
Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Abbot, Joel, 1793-1855.
Addison, Alexander, 1759-1807.
Aitken, Robert, 1735-1802.
Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886.
Ashmead, John.
Bache, Benjamin Franklin, 1769-1798.
Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795.
Big-Tree, Seneca chief.
Bingham, William, 1752-1804.
Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823.
Bradford, William, 1755-1795.
Bringhurst, James, -1810.
Bringhurst, Joseph.
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868.
Burd, Edward, 1751-1833.
Cadwalader, Charles.
Cadwalader, John, active 1799-1802.
Carey, Archibald.
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839.
Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832.
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.
Coates, Benjamin Hornor, 1797-1881.
Coates, Samuel, 1748-1830.
Cobbett, William, 1763-1835.
Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839--Trials, litigation, etc.
Cornplanter, Seneca chief, 1732?-1836.
Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821.
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808.
Duane, James, 1733-1797.
Dunlap, John, 1747-1812.
Evans, Peter, active 1727-1744.
Fergusson, Elizabeth Graeme, 1737-1801.
Foote, Andrew H. (Andrew Hull), 1806-1863.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849.
Girard, Stephen, 1750-1831.
Half-Town, Seneca chief.
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804.
Hancock, John, 1737-1793.
Hare, Robert, 1781-1858.
Hayes, Rutherford B., 1822-1893.
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.
Hoffman, J. William.
Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791.
Hornor, Eliza.
Hornor, Sarah, active 1786-1811.
Howell, Isaac, 1722-1797.
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948.
Humphreys, Joshua, 1751-1838.
Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796.
Jay, John, 1745-1829.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Jenner, Edward, 1749-1823.
King, Rufus, 1755-1827.
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818.
Legaux, Peter, 1748-1827.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Madison, James, 1751-1836.
Marshall, John, 1755-1835.
Martin, Luther, 1748-1826.
Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829.
McAllister, John A. (John Allister), 1822-1896.
McHenry, James, 1753-1816.
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800.
Monroe, James, 1758-1831.
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806.
Nicholson, John, 1757-1800.
Ord, George, 1781-1866.
Paterson, William, 1745-1806.
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1804-1894.
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827.
Penn, William, 1644-1718.
Physick, Philip Syng, 1768-1837.
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829.
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849.
Price, Eli K. (Eli Kirk), 1797-1884.
Rawle, William, 1759-1836.
Read, George, 1733-1798.
Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785.
Riggs, Robert, active 1861-1862.
Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Rossiter, Nellie Lincoln.
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
Rush, William, 1801-1864.
Say, Thomas, 1787-1834.
Shippen, Edward, 1729-1806.
Shippen, William, 1736?-1808.
Smith, Boyd M.
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794.
Stewart, Robert, active 1861-1866.
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.
Thomas, John Chew, 1764-1836.
Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.
Tilghman, Edward, 1750-1815.
Todd, John, -1793.
Troup, Robert, 1757-1832.
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862.
Wall, Garret D. (Garret Dorset), 1783-1850.
Waln, Richard, 1737-
Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816.
Wetherill, Samuel, 1764-1829.
White, William, 1748-1836.
Wilson, James, 1742-1798.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818.
Woodward, William Wallis.
Yeates, Jasper, 1745-1817.
Bedell family.
Bennett family.
Bloomfield family.
Booth family.
Bradford family.
Carson family.
Clayton family.
Coates family.
Creason family.
Doan family.
Horner family.
McAllister family.
Peale family.
Penn family.
Rittenhouse family.
Stacy family.
Waln family.
Wetherill family.
Yarnell family.
Philadelphia (Pa.). Overseers of the Poor.
United States. Continental Congress.
United States. Navy.
American Philosophical Society.
Asylum Company.
Library Company of Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.
Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Society of Free Quakers.
State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania.
United Company of Philadelphia for Promoting American Manufactures.
United States Sanitary Commission.
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Advertising--United States.
African Americans--Education.
African Americans--History.
American literature.
American literature--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Art--United States.
Arts--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Arts--United States.
Banks and banking--United States.
Booksellers and bookselling--United States.
Circus--United States.
City and town life--United States.
Communal living--United States.
Cooking--United States.
Courts--United States.
Decorative arts--United States.
Education--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Education--United States.
Exhibitions--United States.
Fairs--United States.
Finance--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Finance--United States.
Holidays--United States.
Hospitals--United States.
Indians of North America--History.
Industries--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Industries--United States.
Judicial power--United States.
Labor--United States.
Law--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Law--United States.
Liquor industry--United States.
Local history--United States.
Medicine--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Medicine--United States.
Money--United States.
Paper industry--United States.
Parks--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Performing arts--United States.
Photography--United States.
Political parties--United States.
Pony express.
Postal service--United States.
Printers--United States.
Printing--United States.
Publishers and publishing--United States.
Quaker church buildings--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Quakers--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Schools--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Schools--United States.
Science--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Science--United States.
Shipping--United States.
Ships--United States.
Slavery--United States.
Social history.
Sports--United States.
Technology--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Technology--United States.
Telegraph--United States.
Textile industry--United States.
Tobacco--United States.
Transportation--United States.
Trials (Seditious libel)--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
U.S. states--History.
Wine and wine making--United States.
Women--United States--History.
Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Great Britain--Colonies--America.
Pennsylvania--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Pennsylvania--Politics and government--To 1775.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Centennial celebrations, etc.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Commerce.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--History.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Politics and government.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Religion.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Social conditions.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Social life and customs.
United States--Commerce.
United States--Description and travel.
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States--History--War of 1812.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--History, Military.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--Religion.
United States--Social conditions.
United States--Social life and customs.
United States--Territorial expansion.
Collectors.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm2009085505
Note
Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress).
Summary
Correspondence, family papers, journals, political documents, legal and financial records, military records, broadsides, ephemera, and other papers relating to American military, political, and social history. Documents the founding of the nation, shaping of the national government and judicial system, American endeavors in the arts, commerce, education, finance, industry, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and technology, and daily life in early America. The focus of the collection is Philadelphia, Pa.
Subjects include African-American history, Native American history, women's history, British colonial history, geographic expansion, role of the Continental Congress, political partisanship, development and expansion of the U.S. Navy, French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, founding and early development of Pennsylvania, other state and local history, urban life in America, slavery, labor, communes, transportation, travel, telegraph, banking, currency, postal service, pony express, ships and shipping, booksellers, printers and printing, publishers and publishing, advertising, photography, textile industry, papermaking industry, decorative arts, fine arts, performing arts, domestic arts, food and cooking, wine making, liquor industry, tobacco, sports, holidays, circuses, fairs, expositions, the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876, libel trial of Thomas Cooper, Fairmount Park, public institutions such as hospitals and schools, Quaker schools including a school for African-Americans, and the Free Quaker Meetinghouse in Philadelphia.
Individuals represented include Joel Abbot, Alexander Addison, Robert Aitken, Chester Alan Arthur, John Ashmead, Benjamin Franklin Bache, Josiah Bartlett, Big-Tree, William Bingham, Joseph Bloomfield, William Bradford, James Bringhurst, Joseph Bringhurst, James Buchanan, Edward Burd, Charles Cadwalader, John Cadwalader, Archibald Carey, Mathew Carey, Charles Carroll, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Hornor Coates, Samuel Coates, William Cobbett, Cornplanter, Caleb Cresson, John Dickinson, James Duane, John Dunlap, Peter Evans, Elizabeth Graeme Ferguson, Andrew H. Foote, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Gallatin, Stephen Girard, Half-Town, Alexander Hamilton, John Hancock, Robert Hare, Rutherford B. Hayes, Joseph Henry, J. William Hoffman, Francis Hopkinson, Eliza Hornor, Sarah Hornor, Isaac Howell, Charles Evans Hughes, Joshua Humphreys, Samuel Huntington, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, Edward Jenner, Rufus King, Henry Lee, Peter Legaux, Abraham Lincoln, James Madison, John Marshall, Luther Martin, Timothy Matlack, John A. McAllister, James McHenry, Thomas Mifflin, James Monroe, Robert Morris, John Nicholson, George Ord, William Paterson, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Charles Willson Peale, William Penn, Philip Syng Physick, Timothy Pickering, James K. Polk, Eli K. Price, William Rawle, George Read, Joseph Reed, Robert Riggs, David Rittenhouse, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Nellie Lincoln Rossiter, Benjamin Rush, William Rush, Thomas Say, Edward Shippen, William Shippen, Boyd M. Smith, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben, Robert Stewart, William H. Taft, John Chew Thomas, Charles Thomson, Edward Tilghman, John Todd, Robert Troup, Martin Van Buren, Garret D. Wall, Richard Waln, Bushrod Washington, George Washington, Samuel Wetherill (1736-1816), Samuel Wetherill (1764-1829), William White, James Wilson, Woodrow Wilson, Caspar Wistar, William Wallis Woodward, and Jasper Yeates.
Families represented include the Bennett, Biddle (Bedell), Bloomfield, Booth, Bradford, Carson, Clayton, Coates, Cresson (Creason), Doan, Hornor (Horner), McAllister, Peale, Penn, Rittenhouse, Stacey (Stacy), Waln, Wetherill, and Yarnell families.
Institutions and organizations represented include the American Philosophical Society, Asylum Company, Library Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Pennsylvania Hospital, Overseers of the Poor, Society of Free Quakers, State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania, United Company of Philadelphia for Promoting American Manufactures, and United States Sanitary Commission.
Authorized Access Point
Carson, Marian S., Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 (bulk 1700-1876)
Authorized Access Point Variant
Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress) Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 (bulk 1700-1876)