Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 24 boxes
Scope and Contents The collection holds letters, sketches, architectural drawings, photographs and media articles regarding the design and construction of Bryn Athyn Cathedral. There are files for many of the craftsmen and artists that worked on the project, as well as construction notes written by Raymond Pitcairn regarding the interior and structural design of hte building. Several boxes of photographs document the various stages of construction. A slide show and audio tape is included that was used by one...
Dates: Created: 1912-1996
Scope and Contents The John & Gertrude Pitcairn papers contain correspondence, diaries, notebooks, ledgers and memorabilia pertaining to the personal, public and business life of John and Gertrude Starkey Pitcairn. This includes correspondence regarding the Swedenborgian Church, the Academy of the New Church, Cairnwood Estate, Cairnwood Farms, the Anti-Vaccination movement, homeopathy and the iron, coal, gas, oil and railroad industry. The collection also contains a large accumulation of personal items...
Dates: Created: 1855-1917; Other: Majority of material found in 1865-1916; Other: Date acquired: 19800101