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Inner City, August 1973

Inner City, August 1973

Original Caption: Inner City, August 1973..U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-7488..Photographer: Swanson, Dick...Subjects:.Environmental protection.Natural resources.Philadelphia (Philadelphia ... More

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts

A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into cou...

Collection of old maps Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Philadelphie, par Easburn, arpenteur general de Pensilvanie
A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia

We Are One: William Faden, geographer to King George III, published this map of Philadelphia in March 1777. This map, or one of the earlier versions created by Nicholas Scull and George Heap, may have helped Br... More

Grundriss von Philadelphia der hauptstadt in Pensylvanien und umliegenden Gegend
A New and accurate map of the present seat of war in North America, comprehending New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pensylvania, New-York, &c
[Environs of Philadelphia] - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Water Street, unknown house, 1800, lived in by a sea captain
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, exterior detail, gate, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, exterior detail, door, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia in 1753, fore edge painting

Philadelphia in 1753, fore edge painting

Information from accompanying cards: The second volume displays a view of Philadelphia in 1753. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, exterior detail, gate, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, exterior detail, pump, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, exterior detail, door, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, exterior detail, side door, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, exterior detail, cellar window, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6401 Germantown Avenue, exterior detail, window and fastener, Benjamin Chew House
Philadelphia in 1750, fore edge painting

Philadelphia in 1750, fore edge painting

Information from accompanying cards: Beneath the gilt of the fore-edges of vol. II is a view of Philadelphia in 1750. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Map of Philadelphia County : constructed by virtue of an act of the Legislature of Pennsylvania passed 19th March 1816 /
Carte générale des États-Unis de l'Amérique avec les plans des principales villes
The city of New York as laid out by the Commissioners with the surrounding country

The city of New York as laid out by the Commissioners with the surroun...

Street planning map of Manhattan. Covers all of Manhattan Island (New York, N.Y.) and substantial parts of adjacent counties in New York and New Jersey. Shows existing and proposed streets; also buildings and o... More

Arnest, Dauphin & Diamond Drives & 33rd Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Arnest, Dauphin & Diamond Drives & 33rd Street, Philadelphia, Philadel...

Significance: Apparently erected around 1810 as a Philadelphia businessman's rural retreat, Arnest is one of the later and more modest villas purchased by the City of Philadelphia during the mid-19th century fo... More

Letter from Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, November 3'd, 1831

Letter from Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, November 3...

The females of Philadelphia enclose a small sum to William Lloyd Garrison to support his work in the abolitionist cause and to aid him in "giving a more extensive circulation to the Liberator." Courtesy of Bost... More

Letter from Henry Grew, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Nov. 29th, 1834

Letter from Henry Grew, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison...

Henry Grew writes: "We have attended several meetings of the Female Anti-Slavery Society in this city. Mr. Purvis and myself delivered addresses last Thursday evening to a crowded assembly." He hopes that Georg... More

Letter from Henry Grew, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Nov. 29th, 1834

Letter from Henry Grew, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison...

Henry Grew writes: "We have attended several meetings of the Female Anti-Slavery Society in this city. Mr. Purvis and myself delivered addresses last Thursday evening to a crowded assembly." He hopes that Georg... More

Letter from Henry Grew, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Nov. 29th, 1834

Letter from Henry Grew, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison...

Henry Grew writes: "We have attended several meetings of the Female Anti-Slavery Society in this city. Mr. Purvis and myself delivered addresses last Thursday evening to a crowded assembly." He hopes that Georg... More

Letter from Henry Grew, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison, Nov. 29th, 1834

Letter from Henry Grew, Philadelphia, [Pa.], to William Lloyd Garrison...

Henry Grew writes: "We have attended several meetings of the Female Anti-Slavery Society in this city. Mr. Purvis and myself delivered addresses last Thursday evening to a crowded assembly." He hopes that Georg... More

Philadelphia, fore edge painting

Philadelphia, fore edge painting

Information from accompanying cards: With a fine watercolor painting of American interest on the fore-edge of each volume, as follows: A view of Philadelphia showing the Delaware with boats in the foreground an... More

Letter from Mary Grew, Phila[delphia], [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, Dec. 25th, 1838
Letter from James Mott, Phil[adelphi]a, [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, 6 m[onth] 7th [day] 1838
Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Sarah Thurber Benson, May 19, 1838
Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Sarah Thurber Benson, May 19, 1838
Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Sarah Thurber Benson, May 19, 1838
Letter from William Lloyd Garrison, Boston, [Mass.], to Sarah Thurber Benson, May 19, 1838
Letter from Lucretia Mott, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 5 mo[nth] 29th [day] 1839
Letter from Lucretia Mott, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 10 mo[nth] 16th [day] [18]39
Letter from Lucretia Mott, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 5 mo[nth] 29th [day] 1839
Letter from Lucretia Mott, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 5 mo[nth] 29th [day] 1839
Letter from Lucretia Mott, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 5 mo[nth] 29th [day] 1839
Letter from Benjamin Smith Jones, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 10 Mo[nth] 11th [Day] 1839
Letter from James Miller M'Kim, Phil[adelphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, Oct. 17 / [18]43
Letter from Jane Elizabeth Hitchcock, Plymouth, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, Dec. 15, 1844
Letter from Edward Morris Davis, Philad[elphia], [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 9th mo[nth] 10th [day] 1844
Letter from Edward Morris Davis, Philad[elphia], [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 12th mo[nth] 22 [day] 1845
Christopher List autograph letter signed to John Sullivan Dwight, Philadelphia, March 14, 1845

Christopher List autograph letter signed to John Sullivan Dwight, Phil...

List has read Dwight's letter to James Kay about the reorganization of Brook Farm along Fourierist lines and says he is fully in support of it. Quoted in The Idyll of Brook Farm, p. 35-36. Courtesy of Boston Pu... More

Letter from Edward Morris Davis, Philad[elphia], [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 12th mo[nth] 22 [day] 1845
Letter from Edward Morris Davis, [Philadelphia?, Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 12/20 [1845] midnight
Letter from Edward Morris Davis, Philad[elphia], [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 12th mo[nth] 22 [day] 1845
Letter from Edward Morris Davis, Philad[elphia], [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 12th mo[nth] 22 [day] 1845
James Kay Jr. autograph letter signed to John Sullivan Dwight, Philadelphia, April 22, 1846

James Kay Jr. autograph letter signed to John Sullivan Dwight, Philade...

Kay sends money to pay for his board during a recent visit to Brook Farm. He will try to raise money for the community in Philadelphia. Quoted in The Idyll of Brook Farm, p. 43. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

James Kay Jr. autograph letter signed to John Sullivan Dwight, Philadelphia, March 2, 1846

James Kay Jr. autograph letter signed to John Sullivan Dwight, Philade...

Kay despairs more than ever about the possibilities for the success of Brook Farm. There has been too much emphasis on associationism and reform, and not enough on making each member working to make the communi... More

Miscellaneous household receipts, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Letter from Edward Morris Davis, Philad[elphia], [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 12 mo[nth] 14 [day] 1847
Miscellaneous household receipts, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Letter from Sarah Pugh, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 2/12/ - [18]48
Letter from Sarah Pugh, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1/29 [18]48
Letter from Sarah Pugh, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1/29 [18]48
Letter from Sarah Pugh, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1/29 [18]48
Letter from Sarah Pugh, Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Maria Weston Chapman, 1/29 [18]48
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Paris, [France], to Anne Warren Weston, Deborah Weston, and Lucia Weston, March 4th, 1849
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Paris, [France], to Edward Morris Davis, Lucretia Mott, and Sarah Pugh, March 4th, 1849
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Paris, [France], to Edward Morris Davis, Lucretia Mott, and Sarah Pugh, March 4th, 1849
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Paris, [France], to Edward Morris Davis, Lucretia Mott, and Sarah Pugh, March 4th, 1849
Letter from Mary Grew, Phila[delphia], [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, March 17th, 1849
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Paris, [France], to Edward Morris Davis, Lucretia Mott, and Sarah Pugh, March 4th, 1849
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Paris, [France], to Edward Morris Davis, Lucretia Mott, and Sarah Pugh, March 4th, 1849
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Paris, [France], to Edward Morris Davis, Lucretia Mott, and Sarah Pugh, March 4th, 1849
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Paris, [France], to Edward Morris Davis, Lucretia Mott, and Sarah Pugh, March 4th, 1849
Letter from Maria Weston Chapman, Paris, [France], to Edward Morris Davis, Lucretia Mott, and Sarah Pugh, March 4th, 1849
Independence Hall from the square, Philadelphia
Valley Green Hotel, Stereoscope Card.19th century.  Boston Public Library Collection.
Valley Green Hotel, Stereoscope Card.19th century.  Boston Public Library Collection.
In Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Sterescope Card, Boston Public Library
Solitude, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Sterescope Card, Boston Public Library
The sunken gardens, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia
Miniature yachts, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pa
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 70 Marshall St., Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, 2/2 [18]51
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 70 Marshall St., Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, 2/2 [18]51
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 70 Marshall St., Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, 2/2 [18]51
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 70 Marshall St., Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, 2/2 [18]51
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 70 Marshall St., Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, 2/2 [18]51
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 70 Marshall St., Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, 2/2 [18]51
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 70 Marshall St., Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, 2/2 [18]51
Letter from Sarah Pugh, 70 Marshall St., Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.], to Anne Warren Weston, 2/2 [18]51
Letter from Richard Davis Webb, Dublin, [Ireland], to Maria Weston Chapman, Sept. 25, 1857
Hugh Forbes autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Philadelphia, 6 June [18]58

Hugh Forbes autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phi...

Feels he has been "grossly defrauded;" his family is destitute. Intends to make the "New Englanders" redress his wrongs. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 11 November [1859]

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higgins...

Declares Mrs. [Rebecca (Buffum)] Spring has taken Mrs. [Mary Anne (Day)] Brown off to Perth Amboy with her, implying it was [John] Brown's wish. Regrets that she was not allowed to remain for the present but do... More

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 14 November [1859]

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higgins...

Has heard the "men in the mountains" are safe and almost out of danger. Has a letter for Mrs. [Mary Ann (Day)] Brown from her husband. Intends to defray expenses by the annexed circular. Printed on p. 3 is a ci... More

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 8 November [1859]

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higgins...

Had accompanied Mrs. [Mary Anne (Day)] Brown to Baltimore; [George Henry] Hoyt's telegram urging her to return arrived in time for her to go back with him to Philadelphia. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 11 November [1859]

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higgins...

Declares Mrs. [Rebecca (Buffum)] Spring has taken Mrs. [Mary Anne (Day)] Brown off to Perth Amboy with her, implying it was [John] Brown's wish. Regrets that she was not allowed to remain for the present but do... More

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 23 November [1859]

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higgins...

Realizes from Mrs. Ellen R. Rutherford's letter that at least one of the party is not safe. Mrs. [Mary Anne (Day)] Brown has petitioned for the body of her husband. Appended is a copy of a letter addressed to J... More

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 11 November [1859]

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higgins...

Declares Mrs. [Rebecca (Buffum)] Spring has taken Mrs. [Mary Anne (Day)] Brown off to Perth Amboy with her, implying it was [John] Brown's wish. Regrets that she was not allowed to remain for the present but do... More

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 11 November [1859]

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higgins...

Declares Mrs. [Rebecca (Buffum)] Spring has taken Mrs. [Mary Anne (Day)] Brown off to Perth Amboy with her, implying it was [John] Brown's wish. Regrets that she was not allowed to remain for the present but do... More

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 11 November [1859]

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higgins...

Declares Mrs. [Rebecca (Buffum)] Spring has taken Mrs. [Mary Anne (Day)] Brown off to Perth Amboy with her, implying it was [John] Brown's wish. Regrets that she was not allowed to remain for the present but do... More

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to [Thomas Wentworth Higginson], Philadelphia, 28 October [1859]

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to [Thomas Wentworth Higgin...

Declares [James Redpath] has left for Chambersburg. Can offer no support in the contingency hinted at but thinks everything possible should be attempted. Mentions the forthcoming speech of J[oshua] R[eed] Giddi... More

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Phila[delphia], 23 November [1859]

James Miller M’Kim autograph letter signed to Thomas Wentworth Higgins...

Realizes from Mrs. Ellen R. Rutherford's letter that at least one of the party is not safe. Mrs. [Mary Anne (Day)] Brown has petitioned for the body of her husband. Appended is a copy of a letter addressed to J... More

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