Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860

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Henry Dilworth Gilpin was born and raised in England, emigrated to the United States to attend the University of Pennsylvania, and proceeded to practice law, author numerous publications, and serve as editor for the Atlantic Souvenir. He went on to become director of the Bank of the United States, and ultimately Attorney General under President Martin van Buren. A patron of the arts, Gilpin later served as president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, as well as similar posts.

From the description of Henry D. Gilpin letter to Charles W. Thomson, 1829 Apr. 25. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52863618

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referencedIn Johnston, Josiah Stoddard, 1784-1833. Papers, 1821-1839. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Bining, Arthur C., b. 1893,. Collection, 1787-1957, 1787-1908, 1957. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862. Papers, 1803-1862. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915 Houghton Library
referencedIn Robert M. (Robert Maskell) Patterson papers, 1775-1853, 1775-1853 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Meredith family. Meredith family papers, 1756-1964, bulk 1772-1873. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Selected papers relating to Benjamin Franklin, ca. 1819-1863 American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Mitten, Arthur G., 1866-1938. Collection, 1755-1936. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Autograph File, G. 1641-2009. Houghton Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner Letters, 1848-1861 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860. Papers of James Kirke Paulding [manuscript], 1804-1849. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Foulke, William Parker, 1816-1865. Papers, 1840-1865 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Charles Campbell Papers, 1743-1896. Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
referencedIn Gail and Stephen Rudin American presidential collection, 1860-2009. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn North American Review papers, 1831-1843 Houghton Library
creatorOf Gilpin, Henry D. (Dilworth), 1801-1860. Natural philosophy, [n.d.]. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Carey, Lea & Blanchard. Correspondence, 1823-1849. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Aronow, Abe. Bay Area faces and places : photograph archive by Abe Aronow, circa 1980-2010. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Biography clippings : "G" [surname] folder 1893-1993. Monterey Public Library
referencedIn Scrapbook. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1848-1861. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
creatorOf Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860. Henry D. Gilpin letter to Charles W. Thomson, 1829 Apr. 25. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860. Henry Gilpin papers, 1853-1854. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1843. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
creatorOf Henry Dilworth Gilpin Notebook: Natural Philosophy, Mathematics, ca. 1819 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Jared Sparks selected papers, 1819-1863 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Foulke, William Parker, 1816-1865. Papers, ca. 1840-1865. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Martin Van Buren Papers, 1787-1910, (bulk 1820-1850) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn COLLECTION of autographs, in franks and letters, of eminent persons of England and the United States, during the present century. The principal writers of letters are:-Archibald Acheson, Lord Acheson, afterwards 3rd Earl of Gosford; n.d. [1847-1849]..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn New York (Province) General Assembly. Journal, 1766-1767. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Maria and Elizabeth Gilpin Collection, 1739-1878. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889. Miner Kilbourne Kellogg papers, 1842-1882. Archives of American Art
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Robb, James, 1814-1881. James Robb papers, 1846-1871. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hopkinson family. Papers, 1735-1941 (bulk 1800-1841) Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876. Papers, 1743-1896. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Selected papers relating to Benjamin Franklin, ca. 1819-1863 American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860. Henry D. Gilpin correspondence, 1835 August 30 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Gilpin, Henry Dilwood. Autograph letter signed : to C.K. Biddle, 1857 July 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860. Letter, 1838. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), 1801-1860. Letters of Henry D. Gilpin, 1837-1858. Library of Congress
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
referencedIn New York State Library. Manuscripts and Special Collections Unit. Autographs of American authors and statesmen collection, ca.1770-1865. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Gilpin family. Papers, 1727-1872. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Attorneys General National Archives at College Park
creatorOf Stevens, William B., 1815-1887. Letter to Henry Dilworth Gilpin [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sales Catalogs, 1876-1879. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Rosenthal, Max, 1833-1918. Descriptions and portraits of American government officials, circa 1891-1893. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Gilpin, Henry Dilwood. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Wm. Carey Gines, 1857 Jan. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896. Letters : to Ralph Waldo Emerson and other correspondents, 1832-1896, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854. Letterbooks, 1788-1853 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Henry D. Gilpin letters, 1834-1857 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862. Letter to H.D. Gilpin, 1842 November 27. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lucullus, pseud. Political reflections, or, A warning to the people : Holograph, 1829. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
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Birth 1801-04-14

Death 1860-01-29

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