Manuscripts, 1912-1939.


Matlack, T. Chalkley. Manuscripts, 1912-1939.

Manuscripts, 1912-1939.

Quakeriana: historical sketches and pictures of Friends meeting houses in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, and the boarding homes, schools, and burial grounds associated with them; also historical notes on several Friends meeting houses. Literary and musical manuscripts include: synopses of novels, bibliographies, biographical sketches, literary quotations, and water color sketches of maps, scenes, coats of arms, and characters in works of Sir Walter Scott, James Fenimore Cooper, and Georg Moritz Ebers, the Egyptian romancer; notes on the lives and works of 160 composers of music. There are: Cooper maps, 1911-1913; Cooper dictionary, 1914; Waverly maps, 1912-1923; Ebers maps, 1919; Ebers dictionary, 1919; and Aeolian records, 1916-1919, 1922.

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Matlack, T. Chalkley (Thomas Chalkley), 1858-1945 (person)

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