Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922

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John Wanamaker was founder of a Philadelphia department store.

From the description of Collection, 1779-1892. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122632980

John Wanamaker, 1838-1822. Born Philadelphia, created first department store, pioneered use of price tags, money back guarantees, newspaper ads, and white sales. Instituted employee health care, pensions, and fringe benefits.

Samuel Sydney McClure, 1857-1949. Founder, editor, and publisher of McClure's Magazine.

J.W. Clarke. Editor and writer at McClure's Magazine.

William Orton Tewson, 1877-1941. Born Penge, Surrey, England, editor and columnist.

From the description of Letters to The S.S. McClure Co for J.W. Clarke and Mr. Tewson, 1889 April 23 and 1911 July 4. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 60358776

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referencedIn William L. Hamburger prints collection [manuscript], 1928-1940. University of Virginia. Library
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referencedIn Philadelphia Times Publishing Company. Records, 1748-1906 (bulk 1876-1906). Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn William T. Hornaday Papers, 1866-1975, (bulk 1906-1936) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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referencedIn Oliver Lyman Spaulding papers, 1861-1921 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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creatorOf Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922. Correspondence with Edgar Fahs Smith, 1911-1920. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Augustus Mendon Lord collection, Lord (Augustus Mendon) collection, (bulk 1876-1908), 1778-1908 John Hay Library, Special Collections
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creatorOf Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929. Culin Archival Collection Series 1: General Correspondence 1886-1929 1919-1929 (bulk). Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
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referencedIn Charles M. Kurtz papers, 1843-1990, bulk 1884-1909 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Downing, Henry Hawkins, 1853-. Papers of the Minor and Venable families [manuscript], 1828-1904. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ogden, Robert C. (Robert Curtis), 1836-1913. Papers of Robert C. Ogden, 1843-1913 (bulk 1890-1913). Library of Congress
creatorOf Müller, Josias, b. 1828. Papers of Josias Müller [manuscript], 1845-1907. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1886-1941. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916. Papers, 1818-1956. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1718-1946 (inclusive) 1873-1919 (bulk). Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Wharton Barker Papers, 1864-1921, (bulk 1887-1896) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Sinclair, Robert Lincoln. Papers, 1858-1931. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Frances Benjamin Johnston Papers, 1855-1956, (bulk 1890-1945) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Pennsylvania State Sabbath School Association. Records, 1862-1922. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Lovell, Percy B., d. 1957. Papers, [18--]-[19--]. Historical Society of Moorestown
creatorOf Clement, John B. Memories of John Wanamaker from April 1861 to November 1896, 1905. Camden County Historical Society
creatorOf Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922. Correspondence to Henry Charles Lea, 1887. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Parsons, Frank, 1854-1908. Frank Parsons papers, 1888-1908 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Quay, Matthew Stanley, 1833-1904. Papers of Matthew Stanley Quay, 1776-1949 (bulk 1890-1904). Library of Congress
referencedIn Barker, Wharton, 1846-1921. Papers of Wharton Barker, 1870-1921 (bulk 1887-1896). Library of Congress
creatorOf Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922. Portions of a Greeting for 1891 : New York City? : ms. S, 1890. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Thomas Collier Platt papers, 1851-1915 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn King, Horatio, 1811-1897. Horatio King papers, 1832-1906 (bulk 1857-1891). Library of Congress
referencedIn Proceedings of Inter-County Historical Meeting at Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pa. July 17, 1894, Proceedings of Inter-County Historical Meeting at Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pa. July 17, 1894, 1894-1902, 1894 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Bradley, Joseph P., 1813-1892. Papers, 1836-1937. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910. Thomas Collier Platt papers, 1851-1915 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Bookmark collection, ca.1890-ca.1930. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Hanna-McCormick Family Papers, 1792-1985, (bulk 1902-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937. Papers of William Temple Hornaday, 1866-1975 (bulk 1906-1936). Library of Congress
referencedIn Horatio King Papers, 1832-1906, (bulk 1857-1891) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Textiles Marketing Publications Collection, 1883-1979 Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901. Benjamin Harrison papers, 1780-1948 (bulk 1853-1901). Library of Congress
referencedIn Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901. Papers, 1853-1940. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922,. Collection, 1779-1892. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Frank Parsons papers, 1888-1908 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Summer Evangelistic Committee of Philadelphia Presbytery. Records, 1899-1969. Presbyterian Historical Society, PHS
referencedIn Kane, Francis Fisher, 1866-1955. Papers, [ca. 1880s]-1955. American Philosophical Society Library
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referencedIn Bureau for Colored Children. Photographs, ca. 1945. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Kane Family Papers, 1745-1955 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923. Papers, 1885-1923. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
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Birth 1838-07-11

Death 1922-12-12

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