Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 50

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 50

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Item No: pdcc01669
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 50
Additional Title: Acorn Club and two others.
Historic Street Address: 1204 Chancellor Street
Historic Street Address: 1618 Walnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top right: Newspaper clipping showing a photograph of the T Square Club, which used the building at 1204 Chancellor Street as their clubhouse between 1906 and 1914. The fraternal organization was founded in 1883 by thirteen Philadelphia architects to promote fellowship and sponsor competitions and exhibitions. 10.3 x 13.1cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom right: Newspaper clipping of a photograph showing a partial view of the front of the Acorn Club premises at 1618 Walnut Street. Established in 1889, the Acorn Club was the country's first private club for women. Halftone reproduction from unidentified newspaper. 9.2 x 13.6cm.
Notes: Item 3, left: Newspaper clipping showing a facsimile of a letter written in French from Etienne Girard to his brother, Philadelphia philanthropist Stephen Girard. Article includes a translation of the letter and some background notes on Etienne. Newsprint. 11.4 x 35cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949847
Geocode Longitude:-75.168474

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler