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Collection of Genealogical Research on William Penn and his Descendants, 1838-1960
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Series 1: Research. late 1800s-mid 1900s.

Scope and Content

This series consists of correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, pamphlets, and clippings concerning the life of William Penn and genealogy research about his descendants.
Box 1, Folder 1

Genealogy research: Manuscript of Penn Family History. early 1900s.

Box 1, Folder 2

Genealogy research: "History of William Penn" Notes. 1923-1931.

Box 1, Folder 3

Genealogy research. early 1900s.

Box 1, Folder 4

Genealogy research. early 1900s.

Box 1, Folder 5

Genealogy research: Pedigree charts, correspondence. early 1900s.

Box 1, Folder 6

Genealogy research: Correspondence. circa 1940.

Box 1, Folder 7

Genealogy research: Compiled by The Media Research Bureau. undated.

Box 1, Folder 8

Genealogy research: Handwritten notes. undated.

Box 1, Folder 9

Genealogy research. early 1900s.

Box 1, Folder 10

Genealogy research. circa 1940.

Box 2, Folder 1

Genealogy research. early 1900s.

Box 2, Folder 2

Handwritten notes. late 1800s.

Box 2, Folder 3

Handwritten notes by H.M. Penn. early 1900s.

Box 2, Folder 4

Newspapers and ephemera. 1939-1941.

Box 2, Folder 5

Newspaper clippings, ephemera, correspondence. early 1900s.

Box 2, Folder 6

Notes, correspondence. early 1900s.

Box 2, Folder 7

Photographs, postcards. circa early 1900s.

 

Series 2: Books. 1853-1940.

Scope and Content

This series consists of books related to William Penn's life and research about the genealogy of his descendants. Included are materials relating to the history of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland during the Colonial period.
Box 3

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry; or, Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland. 1887.

Box 3

Proposed Removal to Philadelphia of the Remains of William Penn. 1882.

Box 4

The Hairstons and Penns and Their Relations by Elizabeth Seawell Hairston. 1940.

Box 4

Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men, Volume 8. 1861-1866.

Box 4

The William Penn Memorial. 1911.

Box 4

The True William Penn by Sydney George Fisher. 1900.

Box 4

History of the County of Montgomery. 1906.

Box 4

True Stories of Great Americans: William Penn. 1915.

Box 4

William Penn: His Own Account of The Lenni Lenape or Delaware Indians, 1683 by Albert Cook Myers. 1937.

Box 4

True Stories of Great Americans: William Penn. 1919.

Box 4

Lives of American Worthies: William Penn by Robert J. Burdette. 1882.

Box 4

"Our Kin": The Genealogies of Some of the Early Families Who Made History in the Founding and Development of Bedford County Virginia . 1930.

Box 5

Memorials of Sir William Penn. 1838.

Box 5

The Peffley-Peffly-Pefley Families in America. 1938.

Box 5

The Quakers of Iowa by Louis T. Jones. 1914.

Box 5

Penn by Elizabeth Janet Gray. 1938.

Box 5

Virginia County Records, 1721-1800. 1922.

Box 5

Masonic Calendar for Year 1922. 1922.

Box 6

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, Virginia. 1908.

Box 6

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, North Carolina. 1908.

Box 6

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, Maryland. 1907.

Box 6

Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, Pennsylvania. 1908.

Box 6

Proceedings and Speeches at the Dinner in Celebration of the Landing of William Penn, by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia. 1853.

Box 6

Allhallows Barking and the Memorial to William Penn. 1911.

Box 6

The Penn Family of Virginia: A Chronological Record. 1915.

Box 6

Penn Family Pedigree. 1871.

Box 7

Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County, Church by Brumbaugh. 1915.

Box 7

Williamsburg, Virginia: A Brief Study in Photographs. 1942.

Box 7

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 68, No. 2. April 1937.

Box 7

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 68, No. 3. July 1937.

Box 7

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 68, No. 4. October 1937.

Box 7

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 69, No. 1. January 1938.

Box 7

The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest. 1896.