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Salesman's Canvassing Book, the Centennial Exposition


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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The Centennial Exposition was held May 10 through November 10, 1876, in Philadelphia, in order to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It was the first World's Fair held in the United States.

Salesman's dummy of The Centennial Exposition described and illustrated. At the back is a list of names of purchasers and the amounts they paid. There are also several sample binding designs included.

Materials are preserved in the original order.


Processed by Sarah Horowitz; completed May, 2017.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Sarah Horowitz
Finding Aid Date
May, 2017
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Salesman's Canvassing Book, the Centennial Exposition, 1876.
Volume 1

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