Name

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920 (237)
Neison, John R. (47)
Smith, A. D. W. (41)
Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903 (40)
Lyman, Frank, 1852-1938 (24)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (22)
Lyman, Mary, 1837-1919 (15)
Crisis (Firm) (11)
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Co. (9)
Mange, Arthur P. (8)
Simon, Peter, 1947- (7)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (6)
Kelly, William D. (5)
Pilgram, Arthur J. (5)
University of Pennsylvania (5)
Bennett, O. W., Major (4)
Frazer, Persifor, 1844-1909 (4)
Lawall, Elmer H. (4)
Numismatic and Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia (4)
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (3)
Beddall, Samuel A. (3)
Cochran, Ethel M. (3)
Hill, Frank A. (3)
Longstreet, James A. (3)
Pennsylvania . Office of the Governor (3)
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. (3)
Pinchot, Gifford, 1865-1946 (3)
Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition (1926 : Philadelphia, Pa.) (3)
Shippen, Samuel S. (3)
Smith, A.D.W (3)
Smith, A.D.W. (3)
Wetherill, J. D. (3)
American Friends Service Committee (2)
Atkinson, Margaretta (2)
Boddy, James M. (2)
Brewer, Hannah Elizabeth, 1834-1916 (2)
Chance, H. M. (Henry Martyn), 1856-1937 (2)
Cheyney Training School for Teachers (2)
Delano, Warren, 1852-1920 (2)
Dickerson, G. Edward (2)
Meyer, Abraham (2)
Nichols and Company (2)
Rabe, Frank L. (2)
Rand, Theodore, 1836-1903 (2)
Raymond, Rossiter W. (Rossiter Worthington), 1840-1918 (2)
Stowe, Albert (2)
Thorne, Bruce (2)
Vickers, L. A. (2)
International Peace Conference (1st : 1899 : Hague, Netherlands) (1)
>Lehigh Valley Coal Company (1)
Alexander, Virginia Margaret, 1900-1949 (1)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (1)
Armstrong, R. H., Mrs. (1)
Association for Gravestone Studies (1)
Baker, Percy H. (1)
Bannan, Martha R. (1)
Baskerville, Robert D. (1)
Berg, Max (1)
Beukema, T. W. (1)
Blackington, Alton H. (1)
Blackiston, H.S. (1)
Boston Library (1)
Brinton, Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison), 1837-1899 (1)
Bristol Daily Courier (1)
Bullock, E. L. (1)
Butler, Francis Main (1)
Chauncey Coal Colliery (1)
Cheyney State College (1)
Clark, Hattie (1)
Coatsworth, J. M. (1)
Coggeshall, D. H. (David Hoyt), 1847-1912 (1)
Coleman, Winson (1)
Courtenay, P. J. (1)
Culin, Stewart, 1858-1929 (1)
Electro-Tint Engraving Co. (1)
Fareira, Vernealia (1)
Forsythe, Thomas J. (1)
Francis, Lucy C. (1)
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) (1)
Gaujot, Antoine August Michel, 1878-1936 (1)
Geographical Society of Philadelphia (1)
Geological Survey of Pennsylvania (1)
Gilbert & Bacon (1)
Gilbertson, Edward (1)
Gittens, John K. (1)
Harden, E. B. (Edward B.) (1)
Harris, Joseph S. (Joseph Smith), 1836-1910 (1)
Haverford College (1)
Hawes, Harriet Boyd, 1871-1945 (1)
Hershey Company (1)
Hitchcock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1836-1919 (1)
Holloway, Charles Thomas (1)
Hubbard, Russell S. (1)
Irey, Katherine (1)
James, George Wharton, 1858-1923 (1)
Jones, Mary B. (1)
Kauffman, Luther S. (1)
Kelley, William D. (1)
Kerlin, Robert Thomas, 1866-1950 (1)
Kessel, Sarah (1)
Kosciola (1)
Larkin Building (Buffalo, N.Y.) (1)
Laubach, Charles, 1836- (1)
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company (1)
Lesley, Susan Inches, 1823- (1)
Levittown Times (1)
Lincoln University (1)
Luther, R. C. (1)
Lyman, Bemjamin Smith, 1835-1910 (1)
MacDade, A. D. (Albert Dutton) (1)
Martin, I. Maximilian (1)
McCreath, Andrew S. (1)
Morris, J. Cheston (James Cheston), 1831-1923 (1)
Morris, John Thompson, 1847-1915 (1)
Munroe, Henry S. (Henry Smith), 1850-1933 (1)
Nakajima, Tokumatsu (1)
Neall, James B. (1)
Norment, Caroline G. (1)
Overbrook High School (Philadelphia, Pa.)l (1)
Paschall, Alfred (1)
Pierce, Chauncey H., 1848-1933 (1)
Pilgram, Arthur (1)
Public Ledger (Philadelphia, Pa.) (1)
Rea, George H. (1)
Schmucker, George W. (1)
Scott, Dunbar D. (1)
Shelton, Ruth Ada Gaines (1)
Skedzielewski, Joe (1)
Slowe, William M. (1)
Smith College (1)
Smith, A. D. W (1)
Spitzel, Louis, Esq. (1)
Stevenson, Sara Yorke, 1847-1921 (1)
Strayhorn, Hubert. (1)
Sullivan, Louis Henri (1)
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 (1)
Trent, William J., Jr. (1)
Trumbauer, Horace, 1869-1938 (1)
Truscott, Charles (1)
University of Pennsylvania. University Museum (1)
University of Pittsburgh (1)
Vincent-Mitchell Studios (1)
Wadamori, Kikujiro (1)
Waugh, F. A. (Frank Albert), 1869-1943 (1)
Wetherill, W. H. (William Henry), 1838-1927 (1)
Whitemarsh Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) (1)
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) (1)
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 (1)

Topic

Coal mines and mining (88)
Coal leases (83)
Anthracite coal (80)
Geological surveys (20)
Students (10)
Boring (8)
Social life and customs (8)
African Americans (7)
Dwellings (6)
Real property (6)
Branches, chapters, etc (5)
Buildings (5)
Flower shows (5)
Flowers (5)
History (5)
Railroad engineering (5)
Shippen and Wetherill tract (5)
African American college students (4)
African American graduate students (4)
Digital cameras (4)
Leveling (4)
Polish Americans (4)
Row houses (4)
Caves (3)
Education (3)
Engineering instruments (3)
Graphite mines and mining (3)
Plotting (3)
Street Life (3)
Surveys (3)
Tax collection (3)
Voting (3)
Anthracite Coal Strike, Pa., 1902 (2)
Boardinghouses (2)
Bricks (2)
Catholic church buildings (2)
Cemeteries (2)
Congresses (2)
Dentists (2)
Job offers (2)
Miners (2)
Monuments (2)
Orchids (2)
Peace (2)
Plant introduction (2)
Scholarly periodicals (2)
Segregation in higher education (2)
Sepulchral monuments (2)
Strikes and lockouts (2)
Tunnels (2)
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1)
African American physicians (1)
African American students (1)
African American women (1)
Amputation (1)
Analysis (1)
Anniversaries, etc. (1)
Anticlines (1)
Antiquarian booksellers (1)
Architecture, Domestic (1)
Asylums (1)
Automobiles (1)
Awards (1)
Balls (Parties) (1)
Bee culture (1)
Bereavement (1)
Bonds (1)
Bridges (1)
Camp meetings (1)
Chocolate factories (1)
Churches (1)
Cities (1)
Coal (1)
Coal Mines and mining (1)
College students (1)
Conglomerate (1)
Death (1)
Description and travel (1)
Diplomatic and consular service (1)
Editing (1)
Educational change (1)
Finance, Personal (1)
Flags (1)
Floods (1)
Flower gardening (1)
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) (1)
Gardening (1)
Gardens (1)
Gravestones (1)
Historic parks (1)
Housewives (1)
Influence (1)
Iron industry and trade (1)
Iron mines and mining (1)
Landlord and tenant (1)
Libraries (1)
Mansions (1)
Mines and mineral resources (1)
Natural disasters (1)
Office buildings (1)
Photographic surveying (1)
Physical geology (1)
Politics and government (1)
Quakers (1)
Race relations (1)
Racism (1)
Railroad stations (1)
Religious life (1)
School integration (1)
Segregation in education (1)
Stairs (1)
Stocks (1)
Stone carvers (1)
Street signs (1)
Suicide (1)
Territorial Expansion (1)
Traffic signs and signals (1)
United States (1)
Vocational education (1)

Genre

Correspondence (264)
Photographs (47)
Gelatin silver prints (22)
Studio portraits (10)
Black-and-white negatives (7)
Postcards (4)
Black-and-white photographs (3)
Lantern slides (3)
Gelatin silver print (2)
Color photographs (1)
Editorials (1)
Glass plate negatives (1)
Leaflets (printed works) (1)
Letters to the editor (1)
Magazines (periodicals) (1)
Maps (1)
Reprints (1)

Collection

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers (249)
W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (36)
Arthur P. Mange Photograph Collection (8)
Peter Simon Collection (7)
The American Revolution Documentary Collection (7)
Lesinksi-Rusin Family Collection (4)
Frank A. Waugh Papers (3)
Burgett-Irey Family Papers (2)
University Photograph Collection (2)
Alton H. Blackington Collection (1)
Association for Gravestone Studies Book Collection (1)
D. H. Coggeshall Papers (1)

Place

Pennsylvania (314)
Philadelphia (Pa.) (229)
Shippen and Wetherill Tract (Pa.) (102)
Philadelphia (20)
United States (9)
Plymouth (Pa.) (8)
York (7)
York (Pa.) (7)
New York (N.Y.) (6)
Northampton (Mass.) (6)
Beaver Meadow (Pa.) (5)
Hogestown (Pa.) (5)
Massachusetts (5)
Easthampton (4)
Mount Carmel (4)
Mount Carmel (Pa.) (4)
Llewellyn (Pa.) (3)
Berwyn (Pa.) (2)
Long Pond (Pa.) (2)
Minneapolis (Minn.) (2)
Ohio (2)
Allegheny Mountain Tunnel (Pa.) (1)
Atlanta (Ga.) (1)
Boston (1)
Buffalo (N.Y.) (1)
Chambersburg (1)
Clearfield County (Pa.) (1)
Connecticut (1)
Eagleville (1)
Eagleville (Pa.) (1)
Gettysburg (1)
Gettysburg (Pa.) (1)
Gill Hall (Pa.) (1)
Harrisburg (Pa.) (1)
Hershey (1)
Hershey (Pa.) (1)
Huntingdon (Pa.) (1)
Johnstown (Pa.) (1)
Lanham (Md.) (1)
Laurel Hill Tunnel (Pa.) (1)
McClellandtown (Pa.) (1)
New Haven (1)
Nova Scotia (1)
Ontario (1)
Punxsutawney (Pa.) (1)
Roanoke (Va.) (1)
Swarthmore (Pa.) (1)
Valley Forge National Historical Park (Pa.) (1)
Virginia (1)
Washington (D.C.) (1)
West Chester (Pa.) (1)
West Virginia (1)
Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) (1)
Wyndmoor (Pa.) (1)

 

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Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman is pleased to receive news that Mr. Neison is driving the gangway forward and finding it better, noting that if he can push through without an airhole it would be most economical. Offering accommodations in his home to Mr. Neison when he comes to Philadelphia.
(Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers)

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
1898 Oct. 29
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Half-length portrait of young woman seated outdoors in front of ivy. Caption: Miss Hattie Clark, Creighton, Pa. Winner of Miss Pennsylvania Contest of the Allegheny Valley Branch of New Kensington, Pa.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

1930
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Philadelphia (Pa.) - Further discussing the disposition of funds received into Aunt Susan's accounts following the sale of the Plymouth Coal Company, addressing the state of the coal beds at the Plymouth mine, and informing Mr. Lesley that Uncle Joseph does not believe that the job of the Librarian at the Boston Library would suit him, and that the position is likely already filled.
(Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers)

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
1868 June 24
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Philadelphia (Pa.) - Mention of recent social visiting, followed by discussion of several mining operations. The second page mentions studies at the Scranton School.
(Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers)

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
1899 Aug. 22
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Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman clarifies the terms of lease for his anthracite tract and inquires if Longstreet finds them acceptable.
(Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers)

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
1899 Feb. 6
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Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman thanks Smith for the picture of his children and encourages him to continue his efforts with Mr. Strong regarding a potential lease of the Shippen and Wetherill tract. Lyman reports that Mr. Kelly wrote to him and is unable to invest in the tract at this time but offered his services in finding an interested party.
(Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers)

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
1899 Jan. 10
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Philadelphia (Pa.) - Thanking Mr. Neison for a box of chestnuts and quince jam, and hoping for success in the mine.
(Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers)

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
1900 Oct. 10
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Philadelphia (Pa.) - A large man with a big lens takes a photo at a flower show.
(Arthur P. Mange Photograph Collection)

Mange, Arthur P.
2004
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Philadelphia (Pa.) - Requesting a further loan to continue paying the mortgage on the coal mine, discussion of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad's work in the area of those mines and the possibility of acquiring new machinery.
(Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers)

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
1899 Dec. 27
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Washington (D.C.) - Concerning Du Bois's response and thanking him for furnishing the information. Miss Jones also mentions that in her home town of Chambersburg, Pa. a successful fight against segregation of children in the lower school grades has just been finished.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Jones, Mary B.
1923 Oct. 25