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Historic Philadelphia : from the founding until the early nineteenth century : papers dealing with its people and buildings, with an illustrative map.

Author: Grant Miles Simon; American Philosophical Society.
Publisher: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : American Philosophical Society, 1953.
Series: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, new ser., v. 43, pt. 1.
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"Part of old Philadelphia, a map showing historic buildings & sites from the founding until the early nineteenth century, compiled by Grant Miles Simon," fold., in pocket.
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Genre/Form: Maps
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Historic Philadelphia.
[Philadelphia, Pa.] : American Philosophical Society, 1953
(OCoLC)561949660
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Miles Simon; American Philosophical Society.
OCLC Number: 511412
Notes: "Part of old Philadelphia, a map showing historic buildings & sites from the founding until the early nineteenth century, compiled by Grant Miles Simon": 1 folded map in pocket.
Description: 331 pages : illustrations, folded color map, portraits ; 30 cm.
Contents: The Independence Hall group / Edward M. Riley --
Philosophical Hall : the home of the American Philosophical Society / William E. Lingelbach --
The oldest bank building in the United States / James O. Wettereau --
The Second Bank of the United States / Bray Hammond --
The Philadelphia Exchange : William Strickland, architect / Agnes Addison Gilchrist --
Carpenters' Hall / Charles E. Peterson --
Library Hall : home of the Library Company of Philadelphia 1790-1880 / Charles E. Peterson --
Franklin's home / Edward M. Riley --
190, High Street (Market Street below Sixth)--
the home of Washington and Adams 1790-1800 / Harold Donaldson Eberlein --
The Charity School, the Academy, and the College, Fourth and Arch Streets / William L. Turner --
Christ Church, St. Peter's, and St. Paul's / Robert W. Shoemaker --
St. Joseph's and St. Mary's Churches / Dennis C. Kurjack --
Quaker landmarks in early Philadelphia / Edwin B. Bronner --
The Presbyterian churches of old Philadelphia / Rev. Alexander Mackie --
St. George's Church : the cradle of American Methodism / Rev. Bishop Fred Pierce Corson --
The Pennsylvania Hospital / Edward B. Krumbhaar --
Philadelphia's eighteenth-century fire insurance companies / Nicholas B. Wainwright --
Peale's Museum / Charles Coleman Sellers --
The Athenaeum : some account of its history from 1814 to 1850 / Arthur M. Kennedy --
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia / Maurice E. Phillips --
The Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania / Henry Butler Allen --
Houses and early life in Philadelphia / Grant Miles Simon --
Two centuries of Philadelphia architecture : 1700-1900 / Robert C. Smith --
Market houses in High Street / Agnes Addison Gilchrist --
The theatre and the drama in old Philadelphia / Arthur Hobson Quinn --
The taverns of colonial Philadelphia / Robert Earle Graham --
Philadelphia prisons of the eighteenth century / Thorsten Sellin.
Series Title: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, new ser., v. 43, pt. 1.

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"Part of old Philadelphia, a map showing historic buildings & sites from the founding until the early nineteenth century, compiled by Grant Miles Simon," fold., in pocket.

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