Harrison family papers 1789-1964
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Agriculture--Early 19th Century
Family Life--Upper Class--19th Century
Family Life--Upper Class-Philadelphia--20th Century
The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Marie Louise Lemoine Harrison of Philadelphia. Included among her papers are personal and family correspondence, 1894-1964, including condolence letters on the death of her father Louis Rice Lemoine, 1926; appointment books, 1934-1935, 1938-1945; papers on her writing of religious books, especially manuscript notes and manuscript copies of several works; miscellanea. Her husband Charles Custis Harrison, Jr., and their children are also represented by family correspondence, 1898-1963.There are some papers of the Lemoine family, chiefly of Mrs. Harrison's father Louis Rice Lemoine, President of the U.S. Cast Iron Pipe and Foundry County, St. Louis, Mo. His papers contain personal correspondence, 1869-1925, and business correspondence, board minutes, specifications, accounts, 1890-1926. There are also Ashton Lemoine accounts, 1906-1907, mainly on stock market transactions, and miscellaneous family correspondence and documents, 1789-1864. Among the miscellaneous papers are a Chuckwold Farm Stables book; scrapbooks; photographs; genealogical notes; newspaper clippings; printed items.
17.0 Linear feet 17 linear feet, 31 boxes,