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Lennox family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1731
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Three Lenox brothers, David, James and Robert, of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, immigrated to the U.S. and became successful businessmen. David Lenox (ca. 1753-1828) settled in Philadelphia and became a banker. James Lenox (1753-1839) was a New York... more
Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2070
19 linear feet (16 boxes, 22 volumes)
Levi Parsons Morton (1824-1920) was an American businessman, banker, diplomat, and statesman. He founded the banking firm of L.P. Morton & Co. in New York City. After an unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1876, he was elected to the U.S. House of... more
Taylor, Moses, 1806-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2955
132 linear feet (326 boxes, 1166 v., 1 oversize folder)
Moses Taylor (1806-1882) was a little-known but representative figure in the history of the mercantile and industrial development of the United States and Cuba in the nineteenth century. Taylor was a New York City merchant in the West Indies trade... more
Wainwright family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3196
2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
The papers contain the correspondence of Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright (1792-1854), bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, and letters of two generations of the Wainwright family of Boston and New York City. Family members represented include... more
Lewis, William David, 1792-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1747
2.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
William David Lewis (1792-1881) was an American merchant and banker. He worked in Russia for his brother from 1818 to 1824 and then became an importer and commission merchant in Philadelphia. He was cashier of the Girard Bank in Philadelphia from... more
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Clay, Joseph, 1769-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4206
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph Clay (1769-1811) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. The papers consist predominantly of letters written to Clay between 1803-1808 from various colleagues and associates. Also included are letters... more
Brown Brothers & Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 410
, 45 linear feet (176 v.)
Alexander Brown (1764-1834) emigrated from Ireland to Baltimore in 1800 and opened a dry goods business with which his four sons became associated. One son, John (1788-1872), opened a branch in Philadelphia in 1818 and expanded the business to... more
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