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Library Co. of Phila.
Germantown and The Germans: Exhibition Catalogue
Edwin Wolf 2nd (au)
Catalogue of an Exhibition of Books, Manuscripts, Prints & Photos, Oct. 1983 to Jan. 1984. As Catholic persecution of Protestants declined, persecution by the established Protestants of the non-conformist sects -- Mennonites, Moravians, Quakers, Pietists & others -- increased. William Penn had in 1671 & 1677 visited many sectarian communities along the Rhine seeking converts. When he received his grant of land from Charles II in 1681, Penn extended an invitation to German & Dutch dissenters to settle in PA. They first arrived in Phila. in 1683. The emphasis of this exhibition is the history, culture, & people of Germantown. The urban village of Germantown became less & less German as the 19th cent. unfolded, & more industrial.
Risky Business: Winning and Losing in the Early American Economy, 1780-1850: Catalogue of an Exhibition Drawn from the Collections of The Library Company of Philadelphia
Poor Richardís Books: An Exhibition of Books Owned by Benjamin Franklin Now on the Shelves of the Library Company of Philadelphia
African American Miscellany: Selections from a Quarter Century of Collecting, 1870-1995: An Exhibition, February 5 through September 27, 1996
The Wolf Years: The Renascence of the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1952-1984
Bibliothesauri: or, Jewels from the Shelves of the Library Company of Philadelphia.
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