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Re: PA Statewide Questionnaire about Historic Materials Related to People with Disabilty

A notable example of a Pennsylvanian with a disability is James Logan  (1674-1751) . As William Penn's representative on the ground, he was essentially the boss of Pennsylvania for decades. HIs extraordinary book collection became the foundation of the Library Company.  Shortly after Logan's retirement to his newly-built country house in Germantown, Stenton, in 1730, he fell from his horse and broke his hip. Later, he was further disabled by a stroke. 

 

PA Statewide Questionnaire about Historic Materials Related to People with Disabilty

Hello All!

I am submitting this on behalf of the PA History Coalition Honoring People with Disability.  

We are a group looking to increase society's understanding about the historic and herioc journey that Pennsylvanians with disability have been traveling. One step in doing so, is to gain a better understanding of the number, condition, location, and subject matter of historic materials related to people with disability within the state.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Pennsylvania: 4 August - 11 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 4 August 2014 to 11 August 2014. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Pennsylvania. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

 

AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Query: Northwest Gallery of American Art, Phila.

Many thanks to those who answered my previous query!

Has anyone heard of a Northwest Gallery of American Art that may once have been located in north or northwest Philadelphia?  A colleague told me it might have been located on or near Franklin Street in north Philadelphia at the turn of the 20th century; probably demolished when the elevated subway was built in the early 20th century.

Any info or leads would be appreciated.

Kate Ogden, Stockton College, NJ

 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Pennsylvania: 28 July - 4 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 28 July  2014 to  4 August 2014. These job postings are included here based on  the categories selected by the list editors for H-Pennsylvania. See  the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more  information.

 

AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES 

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