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Pittsburgh (Pa.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Stanton C. Crawford, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2027
Overview Papers regarding the history of Pittsburgh, the Ohio Valley region, and the Crawford family collected by Stanton C. Crawford. Includes correspondence, notes, articles, genealogical material, a typed manuscript, an account book, and two photographs. Crawford's correspondence regards subjects such as literature, genealogy, and other topics. Genealogical material relates to the Crawford and allied families, including the Brown, Hodges, and Wilson families. The manuscript, by Crawford, is...
Dates: 1842-1964

Sunderman Family Genealogy and History

Collection Number: A&M 0220
Overview A genealogy with some brief accounts about members of the Sunderman family. The earliest American member, John C., immigrated from Germany in 1848 with his brother, according to family tradition, in order to avoid being drafted into the Prussian Army. The genealogies of allied families are traced back to 1614. Extensive mention is made of one allied family member, Andrew Fulton whose family was prominent in Pittsburgh. Fulton was active in city politics in the late nineteenth century holding...
Dates: 1987

William Reynolds Diary

Collection Number: A&M 0048
Overview Extracts from a diary of a tour of the eastern states by a resident of Meadville, Pennsylvania, with descriptions of travel through Greenbrier, Fayette, Kanawha, and Cabell counties, (West) Virginia. Subjects covered include descriptions of buildings, as well as musings about diversions and people of various U.S. cities, including Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. (where Reynolds attended a session of Congress and heard Clay, Calhoun and...
Dates: May-July, 1841

Willis DeHass, Historian, Scrapbook regarding Ohio River Valley

Collection Number: A&M 0685

A scrapbook of newspaper clippings, with manuscript notes, prepared by Willis DeHass, historian and author. The clips, mainly from Pittsburgh and Cincinnati papers, deal with the Monongahela and Ohio and other Ohio Valley rivers, steamboats, bridges, canals, dams, and levees. Mention is made of the Pittsburgh and Connellsville Railroad, 1868.

Dates: circa 1868-1879

Woodbridge Mercantile Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 1455
Overview Letter and account books, clipping scrapbooks, and miscellaneous family papers of a pioneer, Ohio Valley, general merchandise firm founded by Dudley Woodbridge, Sr., at Marietta, Ohio, and operating under various names for a period of more than sixty years. The collection also includes the account books of Daniel, Richard, and John Greene, 1808-1844; account books of F.B. Loomis, 1842-1844; a medicinal formulary book; the estate records of John Brody; records of a pension and bounty land...
Dates: 1743-1882