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Penn Treaty Elm Trading Cards/Ads


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.

Overview and metadata sections

In 1682, under the shade of an elm tree on the banks of the Delaware River, William Penn met with a group of Lenape chiefs to draft what would become the Treaty of Amity and Friendship, whereby both parties agreed upon a plan for jointly occupying the territory that became known to the colonists as Pennsylvania.

The Penn Treaty Elm trading cards/ads consists of two small trading cards. The cards feature illustrations of the storied 1682 meeting between Lenape chiefs and William Penn used to advertise "Indian Chewing Gum" made by the Goudey Gum Company of Boston, and "Ayer's Cherry Pectoral" made by J.C. Ayer & Co of Lowell, Massachusetts

The cards are stored together in one manila folder.

Processed by Phillip Norman; completed April, 2019.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Phillip Norman
Finding Aid Date
April, 2019
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Penn Treaty Elm Trading Cards/Ads, Undated.
Box 2

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