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Papers of the Balch family, 1760-1955.

Author: Edwin Swift BalchElise Willing BalchEmily Swift BalchEugenia Hargous Macfarlane BalchThomas Willing BalchAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : English
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The collection contains journals and letters, 1825-1881, of Joseph Swift; journal excerpts and diary of Emily Swift Balch; letters and diaries of Thomas Balch; letters of Elise Willing Balch; a diary, 1760-1761, of Joseph Shippen; deeds, letters, unpublished writing, address books, engagement book, and a Vassar sketchbook of Eugenia Hargous Macfarlane Balch; and letters, and Little Theatre minute book of Emily
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Genre/Form: Limericks
Account books
Address books
Appointment books
Autograph albums
Correspondence
Deeds
Diaries
Journals
Letters (Correspondence)
Manuscripts for publication
Minutes
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Tintypes
Autographs
Pictorial works
Early works to 1800
Personal narratives
Named Person: Emily Clark; Ferdinand de Lesseps; Jenny Lind; Clemens Wenzel Lothar Metternich, Fürst von; Samuel Finley Breese Morse; John Singleton Mosby; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Robert E Peary; Hervey Allen; George Bancroft; Horace Binney; Hector Bolitho; Ernest Augustus Boyd; John C Breckinridge; Anson Burlingame; Maxwell Struthers Burt; John Patrick Crichton-Stuart Bute, Marquess of; James Branch Cabell; George Henry Calvert; George Catlin; Abram Chasins; Richard Cobden; Frederick Albert Cook; Gustave Doré; Doran, Dr.; Frederick Douglass; Richard Jordan Gatling; Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow; Charles Gounod; Ulysses S Grant; John S Hart; G P A Healy; Thomas Hovenden; Alexander Johnston; Charles Kingsley; Elissa Landi; Eric Linklater; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Baron; George Brinton McClellan; J McKinstry; Pierre Margry; David D Porter; Lucien Anatole Prévost-Paradol; Burton Rascoe; William Henry Rawle; John M Read; Theodore Roosevelt; William Henry Seward; T R Smith; Henry M Stanley; Charles Sumner; Irita Taylor Van Doren; Carl Van Vechten; Richard Wagner; Frédéric de Waldeck; William E Woodward; Balch family.; Swift family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Swift Balch; Elise Willing Balch; Emily Swift Balch; Eugenia Hargous Macfarlane Balch; Thomas Willing Balch; James Buchanan; Emily Clark; Giuseppe Garibaldi; Rudolph Franke; Angelo Heilprin; Robert E Lee; Robert E Peary; Henry M Stanley; Joseph Shippen; Joseph Swift; Thomas F Hall; Joseph Hergesheimer
OCLC Number: 647842108
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. 1904-1917 : Transcripts (typewritten).
Description: 170 items. 1 reel : positive ; 35 mm.
Other Titles: Balch family papers
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Abstract:

The collection contains journals and letters, 1825-1881, of Joseph Swift; journal excerpts and diary of Emily Swift Balch; letters and diaries of Thomas Balch; letters of Elise Willing Balch; a diary, 1760-1761, of Joseph Shippen; deeds, letters, unpublished writing, address books, engagement book, and a Vassar sketchbook of Eugenia Hargous Macfarlane Balch; and letters, and Little Theatre minute book of Emily Tapscott Clark Balch.

The collection pertains chiefly to Edwin Swift Balch, and contains a journal, 1859-1906, re Philadelphia society, the Civil War, Confederate diplomacy and European travel; an autograph album signed by prominent literary, artistic and political figures; scrapbooks re polar exploration, and the Cook-Peary controversy; a biography and bibliography of his published works, incomplete diaries, 1904-1917; and account books.

Other topics include Philadelphia riots, 1864, fighting near Leestown, W. Va., Mosby's raiders, life in Paris, art in Europe and America, Louis Philippe, Jenny Lind, the London Exhibition of 1851, Prince Clemens von Metternich, Napoleon III, the Paris Commune, Henry M. Stanley, Ferdinand de Lesseps, the Suez Canal, the Sedan battlefield, Richard Cobden, Theodore Roosevelt, and European travel especially in Switzerland.

Also unpublished pieces by Edwin Swift Balch and Eugenia H.M. Balch; a biography of Emily Balch and manuscripts of her "Stuffed Peacocks," and of Joseph Hergesheimer's "Tintypes"; and a limerick collection.

Also family photographs; a tintype album; a photograph album with notes by Rudolph Franke on a polar expedition; and "The Confession of the Murder of Prof. Marvin," analyzed by Thomas F. Hall, 1926.

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