The Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera
OVERVIEW OF THE COLLECTION
Creator: Bernard M. Bloomfield
Acc. No.: 83x243, 93x138, 97x92
Quantity: 2 boxes
Location: 30 E 2
Bernard Bloomfield was a collector of silver and research on silver.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
This collection features
original legal documents, marriage and birth certificates, bills, and letters
The papers are in two boxes. The first box contains the Donath materials, Lennig estate papers (a case handled by James A. Donath), miscellaneous 18th and 19th century documents, correspondence of Maurice Brix and of his wife, research notes, photographs and photostats, magazine and newspaper articles, and other miscellaneous items. Some of the above materials are arranged in accession number order, while others are arranged chronologically. The second box contains further research notes, correspondence of Mr. and Mrs. Brix and of Mr. Bloomfield, auction catalogs, and other miscellaneous items.
83x143, Gift of Bernard M. Bloomfield; 93x138, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bloomfield; 97x92, gift of Mrs. Bloomfield.
Prime, Alfred Coxe, 1883-1926.
Brix, Anna Maria.
Donath, James A.
DuPuy, Herbert, 1856-1930.
Silversmiths – Biography.
Silverwork, Colonial – Photographs.
Collectors and collecting.
Bills of sale.
DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION
Location: 30 E 2
83x243.1 Letter. To Joseph Donath from John
83x243.2 Baptismal Certificate, Augustus
83x243.40 Letter. To ADear Madam@ from H.K. Biddle.
83x243.49 Bill of sale. U.S. Stock, by order of
83x243.51 Letter. To James A. Donath from George
Fox, Secretary, German Society,
83x243.53 Marriage Certificate. Christina Langeay and Edmund Rouvert,
83x243.81 Letter. To Joseph Donath from A. I.
Dalios, Treasury Department,
83x243.82 Bill. To Monsieur Caelle of
93x138.1 Receipt. To Joseph Donath & Co., December 1807. For taxes paid on shipping.
93x138.3 Bill. To the estate of Joseph Donath from W. H. Moore, undertaker,
93x138.6 Promissory note. To Joseph Donath from C.I. Delacroix,
Promissory note. To Joseph Donath from C.I. Delacroix,
93x138.8 Receipt. To Mrs. Rosalia Donath from
Thos. Biddle & Co.,
93x138.10 Promissory note. To Joseph Donath from Laurence Huron
93x138.12 Receipt. To Thomas Hill from James A.
Donath, Hall of German Society,
93x138.15 Receipts. To Joseph Donath from various vendors. December 1808. For rent, shipping freight, poor tax
93x138.17 Letter. To James A. Donath from S. Bradford, treasurer of Philadelphia & Reading railroad, Philadelphia, June 11, 1842. Requests copies of legal documents.
93x138.19 Bill. To Mrs. Donath from Dr. Clymer,
93x138.21 Insurance policy. For Rosalia Donath and
heirs of the Joseph Donath estate,
93x138.22 Letter. To Joseph Donath from
To Joseph Donath from William J. Watson for Eliza Shippen.
93x138.28 Letter. To James A. Donath from Thomas
93x138.30 Letter. To James A. Donath from Eliza
93x138.119 Miscellaneous etching with Donath name on it.
Folder 2: Lennig Estate papers. (arranged by accession number)
To James A. Donath from Christopher Fallon,
83x243.70 Bill. Madam Lenning [Lennig] from L.
93x138.4 Bill. To the Estate of Christina Lennig
from W. H. Moore, undertaker,
93x138.11 Bill. To Mrs. Lennig from Philip Garrett, 1841. For coal in the amount of $13.50.
93x138.13 Bill. To the Estate of Mrs. Lennig from
John Leadbeater & Son,
93x138.14 Letter. To James A. Donath from Christopher Fallon, March 8, 1847. Requests a meeting about the Lennig Estate.
93x138.16 Letter. To James A. Donath from Christopher Fallon, March 13, 1847. Concerns a legal document for Mr. Lennig.
93x138.18 Letter. To James A. Donath from
93x138.25 Bill. To the Estate of Mrs. Lennig from Charles Wilstack, 1838. For medical prescriptions.
93x138.26 Letter. To James A. Donath from
93x138.27 Letter. To James A. Donath from
93x138.29 Letter. To James A. Donath from
93x138.31 Letter. To James A. Donath from Christopher Fallon, May 13, 1847. In regards to disagreements over the transfer of the Lennig Estate administration.
93x138.32 Extracts from Ledger B of the Christina
93x138.34 Petition to the Orphans Court of the City
93x138.35 Copy of account of Anna Lennig as maintained by James A. Donath, Trustee, 1844.
93x138.37 Testamentary letter from the State of Pennsylvania and a copy of the will drawn by Christina Lennig which appoints James A. Donath as executor, May 19, 1841.
Folder 3: Miscellaneous period documents. (arranged by accession number)
83x243.0 Receipt. Of Philip Yorke by His Majesty=s Exchequer,
83x243.4 Affidavit. Award made in pursuance of a Reference by
Rule of court. George Lord Keith,
defendant; Anthony Butler and John Collet, plaintiffs. John Inglis, Thomas Dickason, and William
Ludlum performed out of court settlement.
Award for 35,128 pounds in favor of plaintiffs.
83x243.7 Affidavit. Sworn statement that ARichard Morris is the only
son and heir of Thomas Morris, blacksmith, deceased. Signed by Richard Morris, Hugh Owens, and
John Thomas; letter of attorney, Richard Morris to Lewis Jones,
83x243.83 Deed. Article of Indenture, Alexander and
Mary Reynolds and John W. Grow, carpenter,
93x138.2 Receipt. From Amos Haines by Elijah
93x138. 5 Letter. To Price Newlin Co. From H.P. Morris, October 1846. Requesting goods from the attached list. Includes butcher knives, rat traps, razors, teaspoons, forks, locks, and other hardware.
9 Receipt. For AEdward Shippen, exec of Mrs.
Eliza H. Burd@ by Edwin Swift.
20 Membership certificate. To Godfrey Weber from Merchant=s Fund.
23 Bill. To Mrs. Scudder from H.G.
36 Will of Geoffrey Weber.
69 Sketch of unidentified man by C.M.
Folder 4: Maurice Brix correspondence. (arranged chronologically)
93x138.46 Note. From David Belasco. n.d. Extends good wishes.
83x243.56 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Langdon
Warner, Director of
83x243.72 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Langdon
Warner, Director of
93x138.39b Letter. To Maurice Brix from Bliss Carman.
93x138.39a Letter. To Maurice Brix from Bliss Carman.
83x243.25 Letter. To Maurics Brix from John H.
93x138.40 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Bliss
93x138.50 New Year=s Postcard. To Maurice Brix from E.M. Govan, 1911.
83x243.68 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Robert
83x243.69 Receipt. Of Brix and Co. by Robert Ensko,
83x243.27 Note. To Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Brix from
83x243.46 Letter. To Maurice Brix from W. Farr, Dealer in Antique American Silver, Edgewater, NJ, April 18, 1916. Conatis list of items for sale.
93x138.41 Note. To Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Brix from David Belasco, December 1916. Christmas and New Year=s Wishes.
93x138.55 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Alfred
a & b Mentions letter from Mr. Ames; Silversmiths; and Private Collections. Includes a copy of letter from Herman Ames to Alfred Prime
83x243.29c Letter. To Maurice Brix from Alfred Prime,
83x243.29a Letter. To Maurice Brix from Alfred Prime,
83x243.29b Notes. [typed] From Maryland Historical
83x243.67 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Ridgeway
83x243.32 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Louise Avery
To Mr. Bunford Samuel of the Ridgeway Library,
83x243.45a-f Letters (5).
To Ellis Silver Company from Shreve, Crump, and Low,
To Maurice Brix from Alfred Prime,
To Maurice Brix from Hollis French,
83x243.8 Letter. To Maurice Brix from R.T.H.
Halsey of Halsey and
To Maurice Brix from T.S. Woolsey,
83x243.79 Letter. To Maurice Brix from J.J.
Costigan of Ellis Silver Company,
To Maurice Brix from G.C. Newkirk, secretary for Judge A. T. Clearwater,
83x243.52 Letter. To Mr. Brix from H.S. Pleasant ,
83x243.58 Letter. To Mr. Brix from L.R.
To Maurice Brix from Herbert DuPuy,
83x243.38a Letter. To Maurice Brix from George
&b Discusses value of creamer or chocolate pot (Includes carbon copy of Brix’s reply which refers to sightlessness.)
83x243.24a Letter. To Maurice Brix from Albert A. Southwick, of Tiffany and Company,
83x243.34 Letter. To Maurice Brix from G. Murray
83x243.76a Letter. To Maurice Brix from Herbert
83x243.77 Letter (copy). To Dr. Woodhouse of
83x243.16 Note. To Maurice Brix from David Belasco,
83x243.23 Letter. To Maurice Brix from unknown
writer. Envelope indicates Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, postmark
93x138.38 Note. From Bliss Carman.
83x243.13 Letters (2). To Maurice Brix from Francis
& c 26, 1926. Thanks Mr. Brix for book; requests use of
research notes and references to silversmiths.
Also includes reply by Brix,
83x243.567 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Hollis French,
& b Requests information
concerning the mark of Faber and
83x243.41 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Miriam M.
Marble (Mrs. John E. Marble),
83x243.39a Letter. To Maurice Brix from Miriam M.
Marble (Mrs. John E. Marble),
83x243.57 Letter (copy) To Mrs. John E. Marble from
83x243.10 Letters (1 and 2 copies). To and from Maurice Brix to and from Hollis French,
a, b, & c
Concerns requests for information about whether William Campbell was a silversmith or carpenter; inquires for information about contemporary silver dealer, Robert Ensko, and his publishing activities.
83x243.76 Letters (1 and 1 copy). To Maurice Brix
from Herbert DuPuy,
a&b 7th, 1927. Concerns mark for AJ.D.@ on a creamer from 1780-1790. Included is
Brix=s reply of
83x243.80 Letters (2 and 2 copies) Two are to Maurice Brix from Herbert DuPuy and two
a-d are replies to Herbert DuPuy
from Maurice Brix,
83x243.64 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Bunford
Samuel of Ridgeway Library,
83x243.44 Letter. To Maurice Brix from Wm.
Clifford, Librarian, Metropolitan
Folder 5: Mrs. Brix Correspondence. (arranged chronologically)
83x243.26 Note. To Madam Brix from
83x243.5 Letter. To Mrs. Brix from E. Alfred
83x243.68a-b Letters (2). To Mrs. Brix from Robert Ensko,
93x138.60 Note. To Mrs. Brix from David Belasco,
93x138.71b-c Receipts (2) Of Mrs. Brix by Robert R. Logan,
To Mrs. Brix from J. Levy of Ginsburg and Levy,
93x138.71a Receipt. Of Mrs. Brix by Robert R. Logan for two silver tankards, one by Jan Neuss and one by William Vilant.
83x243.62 Letter. To Mrs. Brix from Mrs. John B.
83x243.75 Note. To Mrs. Brix from an unidentified
writer. Post marked Caernarvonshire [
To Mrs. Brix from J.F. Otwell, Secretary to H.F. du Pont,
93x138.51 Letter. To Mrs. Brix from J.M. Phillips,
93x138.45 Letter. To Mrs. Brix from J.M. Phillips,
Yale University School of Fine Arts, March 16, 1931. Requests provenance information for earrings;
requests a copy of
93x138.73 Letter. To Mrs. Brix from Helen Comstock,
83x243.86 Letter. To Mrs. Brix from Ellen S.
83x243.50 Letter. To Mrs. Brix from Edward Davis,
93x138.48 Postcard. To Mrs. Brix from J.M. Philips,
93x138.49 Postcard. To Mrs. Brix from John [?],
93x138.47 Postcard. To Mrs. Brix from J.M.
83x243.15b Receipt. Of Mrs. Brix by
Folder 6: Research notes of Maurice Brix. (arranged by accession number)
83x243.14 Genealogical record, n.d. of the Lown[d]es Family, descended from Hugh Lowndes, Friend of England. Traces family to Joseph Lownes, silver smiths, 1763-1799. Written by Isaac Harvey, Jr. , four typed pages.
To Samuel Yellin from Robert O. Derrick,
83x243.18 Typed notes. From the account book of William Penn, 1699-1703. (At the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia in 1920) Lists payment to Johan Nys, Francis Richardson, and Cesar Ghiselin.
83x243.19 Advertisements. From the Federal (
a, b, & c Glass. Typed.
83x243.21 Advertisements. From
83x243.30 Encyclopedia pages. Unknown encyclopedia. n.d. Entries for Silver, Silversmiths=s work.
83x243.63 Letter. To Miss Rehan from Graham R., n.d. Discusses AIndian women=s method of putting on their muslin drapery.@ (Includes hand-drawn diagram and illustrations.)
83x243.60 Advertisement. From
n.d. Regards the markings for the marriages of Agnes Lownes to Isaac
83x243.74 Notes. n.d. Re: William E. DuBois. Bibliographic references.
83x243.91 Note. n.d. Verifies that Athe will of Ann Warner, of Phila., widow, leaves state to her daughter Ann Wiltberger. Executor, son-in-law Christian Wiltberger, and his wife Ann Wiltberger... Signed June 19, 1804.@
93x138.42a Announcement. Walt Whitman Fellowship
93x138.43 Advertisement. For Maurice Brix=s book List of Philadelphia Silversmiths and Allied Artificers, 1920. Sample title page, reviews, and photo of Brix holding urn.
Magazine. The Horn Book Magazine.
July-August 1951. Autographed Ato Madame Brix , compliments
of Katherine Milhous.@
Milhous was a
93x138.53 Notes. n.d. on several tankards. Includes makers de Neuss (Nys) and Syng. Gives details of markings and provenance notes.
From the Antiques section of New York World-Telegram and
93x138.59 Photocard depicting front and back of coin with George Washington on it. n.d.
93x138.62 Photostat. AFrom Day book of Dupuy.@ Entry dated
93x138.68 Clipping. Advertisement for Brix=s book attached to a postcard from The Connoisseur (magazine). March, 1921.
93x138.20 Biographical notes. n.d. Consists of a list of names and birth and death dates for the people on the list. Part typed, part pencil.
93x138.21 List of Philadelphia firms. n.d. Contains addresses and earliest dates of firms.
93x138.122 Biographical note. n.d. Notes on David Hall and Charles Dutens; includes marking.
93x138.123 Genealogy. n.d. Written by Oscar Collett. Collett family history.
93x138.124 Inventory. n.d. Of Mr. ?.P. Garvan=s Set. Includes dimensions and markings on objects.
93x138.125 Biographical notes. n.d. On Cesar Ghiselin. From St. Anne=s Parish Registrar,
Folder 7: Miscellaneous photos and photostats. (arranged by accession number)
83x243.39 Photo. Tea caddy owned by Mrs. John E. Marble.
83x243.47 Photo. Marks on tea caddy. AAlso scratched on is oz/16 dwt/3"
83x243.48 Photo. Silver Urn with initials S H
83x243.64 Photo. Silver tankard. n.d.
83x243.65 Photo. Of receipt signed by John Myers in
83x243.84 Photostat. Two receipts from Daniel DuPuy in payment for silver buckles and
a & b silver mug.
Advertisement for assortment of articles imported by John Carnan,
Goldsmith and Jeweler, 2nd and Chestnut Streets,
83x243.85 Two photographs. Of room displaying silver trophies, pitchers, teapots, flagons,
a & b urns, etc.
Folder 8: Antiquarian Magazine articles. (arranged chronologically)
83x243.106 Illustration. n.d. Silver tankard by John Coney.
83x243.107 Wenham, Edward. AGeorgian Table Silver for Collectors and for Utility.@ n.d.
83x243.148 Wenham, Edward. AThe Pierced Silver of Georgian Fish Slices.@ n.d.
83x243.145 Murdoch, Robert. ASpanish Candleholders of Wrought Metal.@ n.d.
83x243.117 Singleton, Esther. AThe Garvan Collection: American Silver of Colonial Days.@ n.d.
83x243.133 Singleton, Esther. APewter and Hints for Collecting.@ June 1924, p. 7-9.
83x243.129 Gebelein, J. Herbert. AEarly American Silver.@ June 1925, p. 31-33.
83x243.143 Thorpe, Russell Walton. APortraits of John Hancock.@ October 1925, p. 24-29.
83x243.115 Wood, T. Kenneth. AThe Shumate Sale.@ July 1926, p. 35-37.
83x243.127 Wenham, Edward. AKnives, Forks, and Spoons.@ April 1927, p. 35-36.
83x243.114 Wenham, Edward. AThe Evolution of the Tea Set.@ June 1927, p. 41-46.
83x243.111 Thorpe, Russell Walton. AWashingtonia.@ June 1927, p. 27-30+.
83x243.97 Wenham, Edward. AEarly Silver Cream Jugs.@ December 1927, p. 37-41.
83x243.99 Wenham, Edward. AHallmarks on British Provincial Silver.@ February 1928, p. 49-50.
83x243.118 Wenham, Edward. ASalvers and Tea Trays.@ April 1928, p. 31-35+.
83x243.139 Wenham, Edward. AThe Gypsy Silversmiths of Scotland.@ May 1928, p. 59-62.
83x243.137 Wenham, Edward. ACasters, Dredgers, and Muffineers.@ June 1928, p. 62-64.
83x243.98 Wenham, Edward. AThe Evolution of the Knife and Fork.@ December 1929, p. 50,52.
83x243.149 Hornor, W.M. Jr. AThe Richardson Family, Silversmiths of Philadelphia.@ 1930, p. 41-?.
83x243.142 Beatty, Albert R. AThe Personal Swords of George Washington.@ 1931, p. 34-35.
Folder 9: Magazine Antiques clippings. (arranged chronologically)
83x243.102 Coe, Sarah. AVinaigrettes and Other Personal Silver.@ n.d. p, 56-?
83x243.100 Comstock, Helen. AThe John Marshall Phillips Collection.@ n.d., 554-553.
83x243.132 Keyes, Homer Eaton. AAn Unproductive Study of a Pewter Service.@ n.d.
83x243.112 Wykes, Hunter. AA Note on English Silver.@ August 1926, p. 112-114 (2 copies)
83x243.123 Wood, T. Kenneth. AA Lafayette Chair.@ October 1926, p. 293-295.
83x243.122 Keyes. Willard Emerson. AToy Banks.@ October 1926, p. 290-293.
83x243.130 Carrick, Alice Van Leer. AMother-of Pearl Cardcases.@ December 1926, p. 448-451 +.
83x243.136 AEditor=s Attic.@ December 1926.
83x243.131 AEditor=s Attic.@ June 1927.
83x243.104 Cotterell, Howard Herschel. AEuropean Continental Pewter, Part IV.@ July 1927, p.43-49.
83x243.134 Kimball, Marie. AThe Furnishing at Monticello.@ November 1927, p. 380-385.
83x243.105 Cotterell, Howard Herschel. AEuropean Continental Pewter, Part VII.@ February 1928, p. 130-135.
83x243.120 AEditor=s Attic.@ February 1928.
93x138.108 Stabler, Lucy L. AWashington=s Traveling Boot Box@ and Burbank, Leonard. ALyndeboro Pottery.@ February 1928, p. 123-124.
83x243.138 Swan, Mabel. AThe Village Tinsmith.@ March 1928 , p. 211-214.
83x243.135 Outerbridge, Alexander E. Jr. AFiligree Gold and Silver.@ March 1928, p 219-221.
83x243.108 Rose, Jennie Haskell. ASome Charleston Silversmiths and Their Work.@ April 1928, p. 301-307.
83x243.103 Rugg, Harold G. and the Editor. ARichard Lee, Pewterer.@ June 1928, p.493-495.
83x243.119 Cotterell, Howard Herschel. AFurther Notes on Commemorative Porringers.@ July 1928, p.39-40.
83x243.128 Illustration. AEighteenth-Century English Scent Bottles and Other Colored Glasses.@ April 1931, p. 290.
83x243.93 Hunter, Walter. AThe Spoon as a Funerary Souvenir.@ April 1931, p. 302-304 + (2 copies).
83x243.141 Cotterell, Howard Herschel and Robert M. Vetter. AThe >Noble Pewter= of Holland.@ 1931.
83x243.166 Weak, Mabel. ACaptain Elias Pelletreau, Long Island Silversmith.@ Parts I and II May and June 1931, p. 365-368, 438--440.
93x138.109 Illustration. June 1931, p. 456. Pewter marks.
93x138.110 Unidentified article on pewter. June 1931, p. 461-463.
83x243.101 Keyes, Williard Emerson. AOld-Time Tobacco Requisites.@ July 1931, p. 18-22.
93x138.112 Unidentified article containing information on Joseph Richardson and Philip Syng, goldsmiths. July 1931, p.33-34.
83x243.121 Webber, John Whiting. ARoswell Gleason.@ August 1931, p. 87-89.
83x243.146 Arthur, Helen. AThomas Sparrow.@ January 1949, p. 44-45.
83x243.152 APhiladelphia Silversmiths@ December 1955. (Pages have portion cut out).
93x138.111 Overby, Osmund R. AAmmi B. Young: An Architectural Sketch@ and ASome American Miniatures.@ June 1962, p. 529-530.
93x138.105 Spang, Joseph Peter III. AThe Parker and Russell Silver Shop in Old Deerfield.@ June 1962, p. 638-642.
93x138.78 French, Aletta, L. APatience, Industry, Care, and an Eighteenth-century Handkerchief.@ July 1962, p. 65-67.
93x138.115 McNab, Jessie. AMonteiths: English, American, Continental.@ August 1962, p. 156-160.
93x138.82 Hickman, Peggy. AThe Art of Silhouette in
93x138.107 Smith, Robert C. AThe Houses of Fairmount
Park.@ November 1962. Includes
articles on individual houses of Cedar Grove, Woodford,
93x138.118 Miller, Isabelle. ANew York Silver of the Seventeenth Century.@ December 1962, p. 636-637.
93x138.81 Fales, Martha Gandy. AEnglish Design Sources of American Silver.@ January 1963, p. 82-85.
93x138.116 Davidson, Ruth. AFeatures in the Museums.@ January 1963, p. 112.
93x138.79 Ellenbogen, Eileen. AVinaigrettes.@ February 1963, p. 214-217.
93x138.117 Ross, Marvin. AScottish Tobacco Mulls in the Hillwood Collection.@ May 1963, p. 568-569.
93x138.114 Dallett, Francis James. ASome Franco-American Silversmiths and Jewelers.@ December 1963, p. 706-708.
93x138.83 [Article on enameled watches] December 1963, p. 699+
93x138.80 Rice, Norman and James H. Halpin. AJoseph Warford, Silversmith
of Albany and
Folder 10: Miscellaneous magazine clippings. (arranged chronologically)
83x243.151a Illustration. A Silver Can, the work of the famous silversmith, Paul Revere (1735-1818). n.d.
83x243.151b Advertisement. For display of silver set by Joseph Lownes at the New York Antiques Exposition. n. d.
93x138.76 Cornelius, Charles Over. AEarly American Silver.@ The Home. n.d.
83x243.147 Park, Joseph H. AThe Meaning of a Mysterious Mark.@ n.d., incomplete.
83x243.113 Avery, C.L. AEarly American Silver Shown at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. n.d. Review of exhibition.
83x243.144 Fine Old English Silver. n.d.
93x138.77 [Unidentified article on silver Autensils@]. April 1921, p.57.
83x243.109 Pennington, Jo. AAmerican Domestic Silver.@ International Studio. August 1925, p. 352-356.
83x243.110 Tuck, Marie. AMonkey Spoons.@ Hobbies. February 1954, p. 49-51.
93x138.106 AFairmount Park.@ Interior Design. March 1963, p. 127-131.
93x138.74 ANew Values for Old Silver.@ Time.
Folder 11: Miscellaneous newspaper clippings. (arranged chronologically)
93x138.70 Godcharles, Frederick. APennsylvanians, Past, and
Present.@ n.d. From a
83x243.22 Unidentified, undated article concerning museum exhibit. Mentions Herbert DuPuy, H.T. Halsey, and Herbert Lee Pratt.
93x138.72 Gould, Frank. AMillion Dollar Spoon.@ n.d. From unidentified newspaper. Concerns John Marshall Philips and his discovery of forgeries.
93x138.63 Gould, Frank. Unidentified article. n.d. Contains portions of article 93x138.72.
93x138.56 14 Miscellaneous articles, possibly from The New York Times and a
83x243.94 Advertisement. Leary=s Old Book Store. n.d.
93x138.128 Cole, Ann Kilborn. AWhat is Historic Blue?@ n.d.
Article on pottery. (Possibly from The
93x138.129 AA Pennsylvanian.@ Philadelphia Bulletin.
93x138.67 AGarvan Collection of Silver
Basis of Important Research.@ The
93x138.65 ARare Clocks Adorn Old Homes
Here.@ and APean of Color Rises in Chapel.@ Philadelphia Public Ledger.
83x243.89 AMagdalen By Ribera Owned by
Jefferson.@ The New York
93x138.64 2 obituaries for John Marshall
83x243.90 Cole, Ann Kilborn. AMasterpieces in Glass.@ The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine.
93x138.130 AOld Silver Exhibit.@
93x138.126 Barnes, Barbara. ASilver Tells Story of
American History.@ Philadelphia
Folder 12: Miscellaneous. (arranged by accession number)
83x243.6 Speech. To The Colonial Dames of
83x243.61 Letter (photocopy). To Nellie from Laura
83x243.66 Inventory (photostat). The estate of
83x243.78 Notes (typed). Biographical information
on Philip Hulbeart. Taken from
83x243.87 3 Illustrations cut from unidentified magazine and 1 postcard. n.d. All portraits of women, two are by Sir Thomas Lawrence.
83x243.92 Letter. To Mr. Mazurie and son from
83x243.95 Print. Small portrait of ATheresa@ by F. Andreotti.
93x138.52 Advertisement and order form. For book on Thomas Richardson of
93x138.54 Edmunds, Albert J. ACombination Directory of the
93x138.61 Letter(typed copy). To B.F. from James
93x138.66 Notes. On Bumford Samuel. n.d. Notes that he left $750,000 to
93x138.75 Barber, Edwin Atlee. APlea and Plan for a Complete
Museum of Ceramics.@ The
93x138.100 Advertisement. From unidentified magazine. n.d. For English plate set by Paul Lamerie.
93x138.101 Illustrations. From unidentified magazine. n.d. Depicts silver pieces by Paul Revere, Peter Van Dyck, Jeremiah Dummer, Nathaniel Morse, John Edwards, and John Moulinar.
93x138.103 Illustrations. From unidentified magazine. n.d. Gold boxes and silver urn by Joseph Lownes.
93x138.104 Advertisements. From unidentified magazine.
93x138.131 Letter. To Benjamin Franklin Bache from W.
83x243.150 AOur Historic Shrines.@
Folder 1: Auction catalogs
3: Illustrated letter sheet:
Folder 4: Inventory of Judaica and other Judaic items
5: Letters to
Folder 6: Miscellaneous correspondence, mostly Brix
Folder 7: Miscellaneous notes, newspaper articles, etc.
Folder 8: Notes about tankards
Folder 9: Photocopies of documents, mostly relating to Joseph Donath
Folder 10: Photographs and negatives
Folder 11: Research notes and correspondence of Mr. and Mrs. Brix, numbered A1-A88