Washington H. Penrose papers

Papers, 1810-93, of Washington Hicks Penrose (d. 1878), Philadelphia Hicksite Quaker pattern-maker, recording the daily life of a middle-class craftsman. Included are his arithmetic copy books, 1824-29, 2 vols.; diaries and household accounts, 1840-70, 7 vols.; pattern shop accounts, 1849-52, 1855,...

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Main Author: Penrose, Washington H. (Creator)
Collection:Washington H. Penrose Papers
Collection Number:0492
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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520 |a Papers, 1810-93, of Washington Hicks Penrose (d. 1878), Philadelphia Hicksite Quaker pattern-maker, recording the daily life of a middle-class craftsman. Included are his arithmetic copy books, 1824-29, 2 vols.; diaries and household accounts, 1840-70, 7 vols.; pattern shop accounts, 1849-52, 1855, 1855-62, 3 vols.; a scrapbook, [1859]; a ledger begun by Thomas Penrose, 1810-23, and continued by Washington Penrose, 1848-60, 1 vol.; and an account book of Ella Penrose, Philadelphia seamstress, 1888-93, 1 vol. 
541 1 |a Gift of James H. Lloyd, pre 1940; purchase, Dreer Fund, 1956. 
650 7 |a Education--Philadelphia--19th century  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Ironworks--Philadelphia--Early 19th century  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Quakerism--Elias Hicks--Schism  |2 Local sources 
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Washington H. Penrose Papers  |l 0492