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Library Co. of Phila.
“By A Lady”: American Women Poets of the 18th and 19th Centuries: Exhibition Catalogue
Denise M. Larrabee (au)
Catalogue of an Exhibition held March 4 to May 27, 1988, at The Library Company of Philadelphia. It explores the work of five American women poets who are rarely studied despite their talent, the amount of poetry they produced, & their depiction of American culture & history. With their surviving books & manuscripts in the Library Company’s collection, this exhibition begins to answer some significant questions concerning the influence on these women & their influence on each other & American literature in general. They include: Susanna Wright (1697-1784); Hannah Griffitts (1727-1817); Elizabeth Graeme Ferguson (1737-1801); Phillis Wheatley (ca. 1754-1784); & Anne Hampton Brewster (1819-1892).
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Rococo & Classicism in Proprietary Philadelphia: The Origins of the "Penn Family Chairs"
Philadelphia ReVisions: The Print Department Collects: The Library Company of Philadelphia, March 28-August 26, 1983
Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints
‘A Clock for the Rooms’: The Horological Legacy of the Library Company of Philadelphia
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