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Dreer (Ferdinand J.) Papers
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Description
A collection of correspondence, documents, photographs, and family material of American jewelry manufacturer and philanthropist Ferdinand Julius Dreer.
Background
Ferdinand Julius Dreer (1812-1902), was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a jewelry manufacturer, philanthropist, and autograph collector. Dreer was a member of the firm Annan and Dreer, assayers and manufacturers of gold chains, and also the founder of the firm Dreer and Hayes. Dreer was actively involved in the Philadelphia Academy of Music, Howard Hospital, and Philadelphia Female Medical College.
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2.7 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
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