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1Author:  AnonymousRequires cookie*
 Title:  Stock certificates, [ca. 1840-1900]     
 Dates:  Circa 1840-1900 
 Abstract:  This collection contains 121 stock and bond certificates for companies, most of which are railroad companies. The bonds are notable for having engraved depictions of locomotives on them. There is also at least one that is signed by Cornelius Vanderbilt. The majority of the certificates date to the late-nineteenth century.

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 Call #:  Mss.385.St6 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Business and Skilled Trades 
 Genre:  Art | Business Records and Accounts 
 Subjects:  Bonds -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. | Railroad companies. | Stock certificates. 
2Author:  Audubon, John James, 1785-1851Requires cookie*
 Title:  John James Audubon Papers     
 Dates:  1821-1845 
 Abstract:  This fairly large collection (over 200 letters) of John James Audubon material consists primarily of John's correspondence with his wife Lucy and son Victor. The collection shows a personal side of Audubon who kept his wife and son informed of all aspects of his work and travels. The letters to his wife – "my dearest friend" – are particularly affectionate and open.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.Au25 
 Extent:  0.75 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Business and Skilled Trades | Literature, Arts, and Culture | Natural history | Printing and Publishing | Science and technology 
 Genre:  Art | Business Records and Accounts | Family Correspondence | General Correspondence 
 Subjects:  Birds -- North America | Natural history -- North America | Naturalist | Ornithologist | Ornithology -- North America