Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916

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Samuel Pennypacker -- governor, jurist and historian -- was born in Phoenixville and educated at the University of Pennsylvania where he studied law. He was called to the bar in 1868 and elected president of the Law Academy of Philadelphia. In 1889, he became judge of the Court of Common Pleas and remained in that post for 20 years.

Pennypacker became governor of Penn. in 1902. He built a new capitol building and organized the health and highway departments as well as the State Constabulary. He later served as president of the Historical Society of Penn. Pennypacker was the author of several books of history, politics and law including, Pennsylvania, the Keystone; and Supreme Court Reports (4 vols.).

From the description of Letters, 1886-1907. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122646304

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creatorOf Church, Arthur L.,. Germantown Love Song, [ca. 1900-1930]. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916. Letters, 1886-1907. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Quay, Matthew Stanley, 1833-1904. Papers of Matthew Stanley Quay, 1776-1949 (bulk 1890-1904). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bailey, George B., d. 1862. A war tragedy, 1853-1862. Princeton University Library
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creatorOf Stockton, Annis Boudinot, 1736-1801. Colonial and Revolutionary poems : manuscripts, 1759-1777. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Houghton Library. Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. 1942. Houghton Library
referencedIn Matthew Stanley Quay Papers, 1776-1949, (bulk 1890-1904) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Pennsylvania manuscripts, 1792-1907. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIf, 1866-1886 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Jacobs, Israel, 1726-1796. Notebook, 1762-1782. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania State College. Proceedings at the dedication of the Carnegie library, 1899 and 1904 November 18. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Boyd, Belle, 1844-1900. Album : 1859-1903 (bulk 1862-1880). Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Moore, J. Hampton (Joseph Hampton), 1864-1950. J. Hampton Moore papers, 1786-1952 (bulk 1906-1936). Historical Society of Pennsylvania
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referencedIn Pennsylvania Governors correspondence, 1778-1904. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921. Papers of Philander C. Knox, 1893-1922 (bulk 1901-1921). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946. Collection, 1798-1941. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Samuel W. Pennypacker family papers, Bulk, 1860-1916, 1821-1980 Pennypacker Mills
creatorOf Letters to Albert Rosenthal, 1885-1936 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916. Pennypacker's Mill in story and song : with incidents of the settlement, the French and Indian War, and the encampment of Washington's army, Sept. 26th, to October 8th 1777, before and after the Battle of Germantown / By Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker, 1902. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn French, Harry B. Correspondence, with Henry Charles Lea, 1902-1904. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821. Letters concerning prisoners of war, 1775-1790. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Houghton Library. Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. 1942. Houghton Library
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library
referencedIn Painter family. Painter family papers, 1837-1922 (bulk 1880-1900). Chester County Historical Society
creatorOf Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916. Correspondence to Henry Charles Lea, 1895. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Carson, Hampton L. (Hampton Lawrence), 1852-1929. Hampton L. Carson papers, 1715-1941; bulk 1870-1930. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Lewis, Loran, Judge, 1902-1994. Judge Loran Lewis papers 1905-1906 Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
referencedIn Frazer family. Papers, 1779-1979 (bulk: 1860-1909) University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIi, 1897 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
creatorOf Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1882-1912. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIj, 1898-1988 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 person
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Birth 1843-04-09

Death 1916-09-02

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