Medical Hall (proposed) on Ninth Street University of Pennsylvania campus, exterior elevation, watercolor and ink by Stephen Bourne 1804 April 22

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

Archives General, Communications of Individuals

Personal Papers

Constitution and Charter Collection

Rules and Laws

Trustees

Faculty of Arts

Students of Arts

Faculty of Medicine

Students of Medicine

Financial Records

Matriculation and Class Records

Matriculation and Lecture Tickets

Curriculum Collection

Commencement Collection

Diploma and Certificate Collection

Non-University Organizations

Printed Pieces

Typescripts of Other Documents

Photocopies of Other Documents

Microfilm

Iconography

Architectural Drawings and Plans

Memorabilia

Other University Collections

 

Archives General Collection
of the University of Pennsylvania, 1740-1820

UPA 3

Archives General, Communications of Individuals
A (Numbers 1 - 53)

A, B, C, D, E, F, G-H, I-J, K-L, Mc, M, N-O, P, Q-R, S, T-V, W, Y-Z, no name

DOCUMENT NUMBER. DESCRIPTION OF DOCUMENT.

1. ABBETT, HENRY. October 31, 1817. Nathaniel Chapman, Dean of the Medical Faculty. ADS. Bill for installing stoves and materials. Endorsed as paid, January 8, 1818.

2. ABBETT, HENRY. October 23, 1819, Phila. John Redman Coxe, Dean of the Medical Faculty. ADS. Bill for repair of stoves.

3. ABERCROMBIE, JAMES. April 15, 1802. Charles Swift. PDS. Tuition receipt for Swift’s son Charles, pupil in the Philadelphia Academy.

4. ADGATE, D., HUGH LLOYD, BENJAMIN OAKFORD, J. REYNOLDS and ISRAEL ELLIOTT. July 21, 1798, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Character reference for Samuel Morrison (sic).

5. AITKEN, ROBERT. December 2, 1800, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Character reference for George Green (sic).

6. ALEXANDER, ROBERT. April 10, 1767, Linshifields (?) [Scotland]. Sir Alexander Dick. ALS. Money necessary for serving Sir Alexander; reports seeing “Dr. Franklyn” (sic).

7. ALEXANDER, ROBERT. May 25, 1768, [Scotland]. Sir Alexander Dick. ALS. Visits with mutual friends, including “Dr. Franklyn,” who plans to leave England in summer.

7a. ALISON, FRANCIS. July 17, 1769. Receipt signed.

8. ALISON, FRANCIS. May 14, 1776, Phila. Trustees of the College, Academy, and Charity School. PDS. Bond for 266 Spanish milled dollars and two-thirds of a dollar of fine silver. Witnessed by John Elliott and William White.

9. ALISON, FRANCIS. October 11, 1776, Phila. Trustees of the College, Academy, and Charity School. PDS. Bond for £100. Witnessed by Samuel McLane and William White.

10. ALISON, FRANCIS and HANNAH his wife. July 14, 1753, Phila. Trustees of the Academy and Charitable School. DS. Indenture for three Mulberry Street lots west of Fourth between High and Chestnut Streets £37 annual ground rent to Jonathan and Mary Price. Witnessed by Robert McKean and Charles Brockden.

10a. ALLEN, ANDREW. October, 1772, Bedford County, Pa. ADS. Bill of Assault and Battery against Ann Read (who signs) in case The King vs. Aneas McKay, Bedford County Court.

11. ANDERSON, ISAAC. December 10, 1819, N.Y. John Redman Coxe. ALS. Wishes dissertation to remain on file during his leave of absence.

12. ANDREWS, JOHN. April 26, 1792. Trustees. ALS. Claims on the former College of Philadelphia for the cost of additions to his house in the College yard, rent paid in advance, and benches now at Philosophical Hall.

13. ANDREWS, JOHN. April 1, 1793, Fourth Street, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Replacement of necessaries in the yard of his house and in the alley for the use of Charity scholars.

14. ANDREWS, JOHN. June 10, 1794. Mr. Young. ALS. Order for letter paper and a Virgil for Benjamin Screven.

15. ANDREWS, JOHN. September 1, 1795, “University Yard.” Trustees. ALS. Bills he is submitting for altering a cellar window and paper hanging.

16. ANDREWS, JOHN. June 19, 1797. Trustees. ALS. Methods of increasing income in spite of a decreased summer enrollment.

17. ANDREWS, JOHN. February 18, 1800, Univ. Trustees. ALS. His resignation from the University, due to inadequate salary and an unpleasant situation.

18. ANDREWS, JOHN. April 1, 1800, Univ. Trustees. ALS. Withdrawing his resignation.

19. ANDREWS, JOHN. May 6, 1800. Trustees. ALS. Bills enclosed for repairs to his house.

20. ANDREWS, JOHN. December 1, 1801. Edward Burd, for the Trustees. ALS. Reimbursement for articles left at his former house. Enclosed is a list of objects, with valuations.

21. ANDREWS, JOHN. April 5, 1803, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Reasons for the postponement of Commencement.

21a. ANDREWS, JOHN. June 9, 1803, (Phila.). ADS. “A prayer, a charge, & some other discourses delivered at a commencement held in the University of Pennsylvania.” Appended is reminiscences of the Commencement written January 15, 1864 by John McAllister (A.B. 1803).

22. ANDREWS, JOHN. April 4, 1804, Univ. Rev. Dr. Robert Blackwell, Judge William Tilghman, Samuel M. Fox. ALS. Conduct of his Greek and Latin classes.

23. ANDREWS, JOHN. May 7, 1805, Phila. Trustees. LS. Arrangements for Senior Class examinations; list of candidates for the degree of Master of Arts.

24. ANDREWS, JOHN. February 4, 1806, Phila. Trustees. LS. Announcing for the Faculty the temporary appointment of Rev. Mr. Reid as master of the Charity School.

24a. ANDREWS, John. January 1, 1808. Charles Swift. PDS. Tuition receipt for Swift’s son John.

25. ANDREWS, JOHN. February 5, 1811, Phila. Trustees. LS. The need for a tutor to teach writing and arithmetic in the Latin School; measures to counteract the irregular attendance of some students.

26. ANDREWS, JOHN. April 2, 1811, Phila. Trustees. LS. Examinations for the Senior Class; policy for the employment of tutors; irregular attendance of scholars; the appointment of a permanent head of the Latin School.

27. ANDREWS, JOHN. May 7, 1811, Univ. Trustees. LS. Commencement date; list of candidates.

28. ANDREWS, JOHN. June 4, 1811, Univ. Trustees. LS. Suggesting the graduation of present freshman and junior classes one year earlier than scheduled.

29. ANDREWS, JOHN. July 2, 1811, Univ. Trustees. LS. Proposed scheduling of examinations.

30. ANDREWS, JOHN. November 5, 1811, Phila. Trustees. LS. Gift to the University of Griesbach’s New Testament by Mr. Hilliard, a printer at Cambridge in New England.

31. ANDREWS, JOHN. March 3, 1812, Phila. Trustees. LS. Possible remedies for the irregular attendance of scholars; the employment of a writing master for the Latin School.

32. ANDREWS, JOHN. May 5, 1812, Univ. Trustees. LS. Examination date; exhibition of public speaking by the Senior Class.

33. ANDREWS, JOHN. May 12, 1812, Univ. Trustees. LS. Testimonial for Messrs. Engles and Howe, applicants for positions as masters of the Grammar School.

34. ANDREWS, JOHN. June 2, 1812, Univ. Trustees. LS. Scheduling of Commencement; list of candidates for degrees.

35. ANDREWS, JOHN. October 6, 1812, Phila. Trustees. LS. Suggesting the regular scheduling of half-yearly examinations.

36. ANDREWS, JOHN. February 2, 1813, Phila. Trustees. LS. Resignation and a request for pension consideration.

37. ANDREWS, JOHN. March 2, 1813, Phila. Trustees. LS. Thanking them for their generosity in his retirement.

38. ANDREWS, JOHN and ROBERT PATTERSON. May 12, 1812, Univ. Trustees. ALS. Testimonial recommending Messrs. Engles and Howe as joint masters in the Grammar School.

39. ANDREWS, JOHN and WILLIAM ROGERS. December 13, 1792, Phila. Trustees. ALS. Requesting the equal adjustment of salaries of Faculty members.

40. ASSHETON, MARY, ROBERT and MARY MORRELL. June 21, 1791, Phila. Chandler Price. DS. Partition indenture for land at the northwest corner of Market and Fourth Streets.

41. ASSHETON, SUSANNAH, FRANCES ASSHETON, JOHN and MARY CLAXTON. April 29, 1799, Phila. Trustees. DS. Release of property on the west side of Fourth Street for £1035/65. Witnessed by Chandler Price and James Humphreys, Jr.

42. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. March 3, 1800. ADS. Memorandum of the receipt of $261 paid by Seth Chapman for two University lots in Norristown. Endorsed “the above paid to me by W[illiam] Rawle.”

43. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. March 10, 1800. ADS. Memorandum of the receipt of $81.25 from Henry Friedley (Friedlig) by the hand of Levi Pawling for part payment toward the purchase of a Norristown lot. For the Trustees.

44. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. March 10, 1800. ADS. Memorandum of the receipt of $15 from Dr. Isaac Huddleston for partial payment toward the purchase of a Norristown lot. For the Trustees.

45. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. March 10, 1800. ADS. Memorandum of receipt for $70 from David Lukens, payment toward the purchase of a Norristown lot. For the Trustees.

46. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. March 10, 1800. ADS. Memorandum of receipt from John Markley of the first payment toward purchase of a Norristown lot from the Trustees. Back endorsed “Recpt. for my Norristown lot for $106-25cent.” For the Trustees.

47. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. March 10, 1800. ADS. Memorandum of receipt of $33.75 from John Patterson, one-fourth the purchase price of a lot in Norristown, by the hand of Levi Pawling, Esq. For the Trustees.

48. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. December 1, 1800, Norristown, Pa. ADS. Memorandum of receipt of $129.69 from Henry Friedley (Friedlig) for payment toward the purchase of a Norristown lot. For the Trustees.

49. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. January 10, 1801. ADS. Memorandum of receipt of $51.62 from Robert Hamill, for John Patterson, in full payment of the second installment toward the purchase of a Norristown lot. For the Trustees.

50. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. March 10, 1801. ADS. Memorandum of receipt for $49.49 from John Miller, payment toward the purchase of a Norristown lot. For the Trustees.

51. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. May 25, 1801. David Lukens. ADS. Memorandum of receipt of $215.50 from David Lukens, full payment for a lot in Norristown. For the Trustees.

52. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON. May 25, 1801. ADS. Receipt of $46.25 from Dr. I[saac] Huddleston in full payment for a Norristown lot. For the Trustees.

53. ATLEE, WILLIAM RICHARDSON and LEVI PAWLING. [ca. 1799], [Norristown, Pa.]. Trustees. ALS. In behalf of the inhabitants of the Town of Norris, requesting the Univ. to sell the lots it owns in Norristown.