Harrold Edgar Gillingham collection
Harrold Edgar Gillingham was a Philadelphia insurance broker and an avid Americana collector. Louise Hance Long Gillingham and Edith H. Gillingham were his wife and daughter respectively. Collection, 1730-1950, of materials gathered by Gillingham on early American crafts, instruments and numismatic...
|Collection:||Harrold Edgar Gillingham Collection|
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|100||1|||a Gillingham, Harrold E. (Harrold Edgar) |d 1864-1954 |e creator|
|245||1|||a Harrold Edgar Gillingham collection |f 1730-1950|
|300|||a 6.0 Linear feet |f 6 linear feet, 15 boxes, 11 volumes|
|520|||a Harrold Edgar Gillingham was a Philadelphia insurance broker and an avid Americana collector. Louise Hance Long Gillingham and Edith H. Gillingham were his wife and daughter respectively. Collection, 1730-1950, of materials gathered by Gillingham on early American crafts, instruments and numismatics. Included are photostats of documents on crafts and draft-makers, such as carriage building and on instruments and instrument-makers, particularly time-telling instruments, such as sundials; a few original documents by individual craft and instrument makers and scrapbooks and manuscript articles written by Gillingham and his wife on craftmaking and numismatics, including calico and linen printing in Philadelphia. Also included are miscellaneous records of the Port of Philadelphia, 1792-1829, with ship baggage entries and alien passenger lists for 1798; Gillingham family papers and a diary by Edith H. Gillingham from Paris during World War I, 1917-1919, detailing conditions during the last year of the war.|
|541||1|||a Gift of the Estate of Harold E. Gillingham.; 1954 acquired|
|650||7|||a Arts and Antiques--Americana. |2 Local sources|
|650||7|||a Immigration of African-Americans--18th Century |2 Local sources|
|650||7|||a World War, 1914-1918--Personal Narratives |2 Local sources|
|852|||a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania |b Harrold Edgar Gillingham Collection |c 1730A|