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Andrew Campbell papers

 Collection
Accession: 1314
Abstract:

Andrew Campbell (1821-1890) was an important inventor and manufacturer of printing presses and president of the Campbell Printing Press Company of Brooklyn, New York. His papers include biographical data, correspondence, accounts, patents and records concerning Campbell's inventions.

Dates: 1840-1926

Centennial Exhibition buildings print

 Collection
Accession: 1998-217
Abstract:

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This print gives a general view of the grounds and buildings.

Dates: circa 1876

Centennial Exhibition pass

 Collection
Accession: 1351
Abstract:

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 was the first official World's Fair to be held in the United States, and was held in Philadelphia to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Joseph Shields Wilson (1835-1903), founder of the Wilmington Steamboat Company, attended and this collection includes his pass and a photograph.

Dates: 1876

Centennial Exhibition photographs and ephemera

 Collection
Accession: 2003-255
Abstract:

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundreth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This collection contains Centennial Exhibition photographs, albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera

Dates: circa 1872-1877

Centennial Exhibition puzzle blocks

 Collection
Accession: 1994-314
Abstract:

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. Five wooden "jigsaw" puzzles showing buildings at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA. Also five prints of the same views as the ones on the puzzle, and the original wooden box.

Dates: 1876

Centennial Exposition photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1970-122
Abstract:

The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. The collection consists of eight photographic prints with views of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition buildings and grounds.

Dates: 1876

Centennial scrapbook

 Collection
Accession: 2016-297
Abstract:

The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This item is an empty scrapbook with a decorative cover celebrating the Centennial Exhibition.

Dates: circa 1876

Eddie W. Foote memoirs

 Collection
Accession: 0088
Abstract:

Eddie W. Foote (1858-1932) was a correspondent for Hartford and Springfield newspapers. In 1876, he visited the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia, after which he wrote a memoir about it as well as a visit to Newport.

Dates: 1876

Reading Company records

 Collection
Accession: 1520
Abstract:

Chartered in 1871, Reading Company was the holding company for the system of railroads, canals and coal mines assembled by the predecessor Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company between 1833 and 1896. The collection consists of the corporate records of the Reading Company (1871-1976), the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company (1833-1896), the Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company (1896-1923), and 159 predecessors and subsidiaries.

Dates: 1795-1979

View of Independence Hall, 1776, textile souvenir

 Collection
Accession: 1975-325-1
Abstract:

William H. Horstmann & Sons was a manufacturer and retailer of silk products for civilian and military clothing between 1815 and 1940. This item is a woven textile souvenir from 1876 Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, showing Independence Hall, Philadelphia.

Dates: 1876

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Adams Express Company 1
American Railway Association 1
Association of American Railroads 1
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Baer, George F. (George Frederick), 1842-1914 1
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Baird, Matthew, 1817-1877 1
Baldwin Locomotive Works 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Beech Creek Railroad Company 1
Bertrand, Charles Edward, 1915-1978 1
Biddle, Edward R. (Edward Robert) 1
Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh Railway Company 1
Campbell, Andrew, 1821-1890 1
Central Railroad of New Jersey 1
Chauncey, Elihu, 1779-1847 1
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company 1
Corbin, Austin, 1827-1896 1
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company 1
Dice, Agnew T. (Agnew Thomson), 1862-1932 1
Dickson, Samuel, 1837-1915 1
Drexel, Morgan & Co 1
Elmira, Cortland, and Northern Railroad Company 1
Emlen, William F. (William Fishbourn), 1787-1866 1
Empire Transportation Company 1
Ewing, Charles H., 1866-1935 1
Fall Brook Railway Company 1
Foote, Eddie (Edmund Warner), 1858-1932 1
Furness, Frank, 1839-1912 1
Gowan & Marx 1
Gowen, Franklin B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1836-1889 1
Harris, Joseph S. (Joseph Smith), 1836-1910 1
Independence Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
J.P. Morgan & Co 1
Jersey Central Transportation Company 1
Jersey Shore, Pine Creek and Buffalo Railway Company 1
Junction Railroad Company 1
Knight, Edward C. (Edward Collings), 1813-1892 1
Knights of Labor 1
Lehigh & Susquehanna Rail Road (Firm) 1
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company 1
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 1
Lewis, Edwin M. 1
Lorenz, William, 1826-1884 1
McLeod, A. A. (Archibald Angus), 1848-1902 1
Montour Iron Company 1
Montour Iron and Steel Company 1
National Company 1
New York Central Railroad Company 1
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company 1
New York and Long Branch Railroad 1
Nichols, Henry K. (Henry Kuhl), 1830-1904 1
Nicolls, G. A. (Gustavus A.), 1817-1886 1
Norfolk and Western Railway Company 1
Osborne, John H. (John Humfrey), 1818-1894 1
Pennsylvania Coal Company 1
Pennsylvania Railroad 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co 1
Philadelphia and Reading Railway Company 1
Philadelphia and Reading Relief Association 1
Philadelphia, Reading & New England Railroad 1
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency 1
Powelton Iron and Coal Company 1
Pullman Company 1
Reading Company 1
Reading Iron Company 1
Reading Terminal (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Reading Terminal Market (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Robinson, Moncure, 1802-1891 1
Robinson, Wirt, 1806-1865 1
Sayre, Robert H. (Robert Heysham), 1824-1907 1
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority 1
Tamaqua and Lansford Street Railway Company 1
Temple Iron Company 1
Tide-Water Pipe Company, Limited 1
Toland, Henry 1
United Mine Workers of America 1
United States Express Company 1
United States Railroad Administration 1
United States Railroad Labor Board 1
Voorhees, Theodore, 1847-1916 1
Welsh, J. Lowber (John Lowber), 1842-1904 1
West Pittston Coal Company 1
Western Maryland Railroad Company 1
Western Union Telegraph Company 1
William H. Horstmann & Sons 1
Williamsport and North Branch Railroad Company 1
Wilson, Joseph Shields, 1835-1903 1
Wootten, John E. (John Eastburn), 1823-1898 1
Workingmen’s Benevolent Association of Schuyklill County, Pennsylvania 1
Wyoming Valley Coal Company 1
Young Men's Christian Association. Reading Railway Department 1
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