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Sherman Thackara Collection
This correspondence contains many letters from Eleanor to her father, General William Tecumseh Sherman, frequently refering to public events and personalities. Another feature of the correspondence that calls for special attention is the local color and references to many individuals, events, and institutions of Philadelphia and the Main Line in the 1880's and 1890's. A unique part of the collection is A. M. Thackara's correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia relating to his years at Annapolis up until his marriage. Here can be found an unusual first-hand picture of Navy life in the post-Civil War period.Click here for a Guide and Finding Aid to this collection.
Digitization Status: Completed.
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321 Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 287 Sherman, Ellen Ewing, 1824-1888 146 Thackara, A. M. (Alexander Montgomery) 46 Love-letters 7 Sherman, Mary Elizabeth, 1852-1925 7 Thackara, Eleanor Mary Sherman, 1859-1915 more ... 4 Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1854-1863 4 Thorndike, Rachel Sherman, 1861-1919 2 Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 2 Exhibitions -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2 Fitch, Maria Ewing Sherman, 1851-1913 2 Thackara, A. M. (Alexander Montgomery), Junior 2 Thackara, Benjamin, 1820-1896 2 Thackara, Mary Elizabeth 2 Thackara, W. T. Sherman 1 American drama -- 19th century 1 Bryn Mawr Hotel, Bryn Mawr, PA -- Fire, [October 11th, 1887] 1 Candy 1 Cauldwell, Eleanor Thackara 1 Child artists 1 Christmas -- Pennsylvania --Correspondence 1 Courtship 1 Desdemona (Fictitious character : Shakespeare) 1 Dinners and dining -- Philadelphia 1 Dobs 1 Dwellings -- Remodeling 1 Fan fiction 1 Female friendship -- Drama 1 Greene, Robert Holmes, 1861-1933 1 Invitation cards less ...