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...

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Main Author: Gillingham, Harrold E. (Harrold Edgar) 1864-1954 (Creator)
Collection:Harrold Edgar Gillingham Collection
Collection Number:1730A
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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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