Finding Aid

Samuel W. Pennypacker Collection

UPT 50 P416

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Summary Information

Prepared by
Joseph-James Ahern
Preparation date
August 2010
Date
1906
Extent
1.0 Item

ARRANGEMENT

This is a single item collection.

HISTORICAL NOTE

Samuel W. Pennypacker was born April 9, 1843 in Phoenixville, PA. He studied Law at the University of Pennsylvania, and opened his own practice in 1866. Pennypacker served in several judgeships, as well as president of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, before serving as Governor of Pennsylvania from 1903-1907. He died on September 2, 1916.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Catalog is from an auction held in April 1906 to auction off Samuel W. Pennypacker’s library. Held at Davis and Harvey in Philadelphia, the catalog lists all the items up for sale, as well as facsimiles of some documents.

Inventory

 

Auction Catalog 

Box

Folder

 1906 April