Records, 1959-2006.


McNeil Center for Early American Studies. Records, 1959-2006.

Records, 1959-2006.

The records for the McNeil Center for Early American Studies document the efforts the consortium to fulfill its mission. The collection is divided in two sections according to the date of their processing. The first section, processed in 1992, is 12 cubic feet in volume,; the second section, done in 2010, has 6.3 c.f. Each section consists of four series: The Administrative series consists of two parts, General files and Financial files. The General files include correspondence, annual reports, announcements, brochures, personnel information, and mailing lists. The Financial files include development records, budgetary files, and miscellaneous expenditure files. The development records contain a wealth of information on the Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment of Humanities, the two major funding agencies for the Center, as well as other corporate sponsors and fund raising efforts. The Fellowship files constitute the bulk of the collection. This series contains files on all applicants for doctoral, post-doctoral, and travel fellowships. Applicant files normally contain statements of purpose, letters of recommendations, and writing samples, often in the form of research papers, speeches, articles, and book chapters. As a result, there is a wealth of scholarly research in this series. The Seminar series also holds a variety of scholarly work. The Projects series includes information on the various national conferences and projects supported by the Center. These conferences and projects include the Papers of William Penn; the Biographical Dictionary of Early Pennsylvania Legislators Project; the Transformation of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, 1750-1850 Project; "The World of William Penn" Conference, 1981; "The World Turned Upside Down: Working People in England and America, 1660-1790" Conference, 1981; "The Founding of Pennsylvania, 1682-1800" Conference, 1982; "The Creation of the American Constitution" Conference, 1984; and the Graduate Student Conference, 1999-2001.

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Dowd, Gregory Evans, 1956-.... (person)

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Dunn, Mary Maples (person)

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Cifelli, Edward M. (person)

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Elizabeth Sandwith Drinker's milieu was the community of well-to-do Quakers in eighteenth century Philadelphia. She was born in 1735, the daughter of Sarah Jervis and William Sandwith, a Philadelphia merchant and shipowner. In 1761 she married Henry Drinker (1743-1809), also a merchant. An invalid much of her life, she died in 1807. From the description of Diaries, 1758-1807 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006579 Elizabeth Sandwith Drinker of Philad...

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Penn, William, 1644-1718 (person)

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Klepp, Susan E. (person)

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Walroth, Joanne R., 1950- (person)

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Bodle, Wayne K. (person)

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Dunn, Richard S (person)

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Wokeck, Marianne Sophia (person)

Mulford, Carla, 1955- (person)

Lloyd, Phoebe (person)

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Spiedel, Judith D. (Judith Douglas) (person)

Bronssard, James, 1941- (person)

Michel, Jack. (person)

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The South Union, Kentucky, Shaker Society was located in Logan County, Kentucky, southwest of Bowling Green. From the description of South Union, Kentucky, Shaker Society records, 1769-1922 (1804-1916) [microform]. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 45232375 The United Society of Believers, also known as the Shakers, of South Union, Logan County, Ky., was established by missionaries from Ohio and Upper Kentucky who arrived in the Gaspar River area in 1807. T...

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Hopkins, Paul A. (Paul Antony), 1954- (person)

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Eisenstadt, Peter R., 1954- (person)

Guenther, Karen, 1959- (person)

Clemens, Paul G.E., 1947- (person)

Rutter, Robert S. (Robert Sherman), 1953- (person)

Landsman, Ned C., 1951-.... (person)

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Joseph O'Kane Foster was born June 27, 1898 in Chicago, IL; attended Univ. of Wisconsin (1915-19); reporter, Milwaukee sentinel (1918); editorial staff member, Chicago evening American (1920-21); writer and consultant for BBC documentary film on D.H. Lawrence; editor, Wisconsin literary magazine; contributor to Atlantic monthly and other journals; published books include: In the night did I sing (1942), A cow is too much trouble in Los Angeles (1952), Street of the barefoot lovers (1953), Time t...

Zuckerman, Michael, 1939-.... (person)

Michael Zuckerman was born in Philadelphia in 1939. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in 1961 and obtained his Ph. D. in the History of American Civilization from Harvard University in 1967. He started teaching history at Penn in 1965 and was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1967, Associated Professor in 1970, and Professor in 1984. His research interests have focused on American social history and colonial American history. His major publications include ...

Wortham, Sue Clark, 1935- (person)

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Pendleton, Philip E., 1954- (person)