Class of Dr. George Thomas collection on Chestnut Hill
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"George Thomas: B.A. Dickinson College, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania. Presently , Mr. Thomas is the president of George E. Thomas Associates, a consulting firm. He has taught at several area universities including: Bryn Mawr College, Drexel University, Community College of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. His specialties are in the fields of Urban Studies and Historic Preservation. Mr. Thomas has written a multitude of works that include: Building American's First University: An Historical and Architectural Guide to the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Thomas has also gone on archeological digs, worked as an architectural photographer, been the curator of numerous exhibitions, and has worked as a consultant for several entities such as the University of Pennsylvania, Haverford College and Bryn Mawr College."
Quoted text from: University of Pennsylvania. "George Thomas." [Faculty profile]. Accessed June 29, 2012. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/urban/faculty/george-thomas
The Class of Dr. George Thomas collection on Chestnut Hill, circa 1997, consists of research on individual blocks done by students for a course given by Dr. George Thomas at the University of Pennsylvania. The research papers cover Germantown Ave., Ardleigh St., Anderson St., Crittenden St., Winston St., Evergreen Ave., Highland Ave., Southampton, Abington, Wooddale St., Springfield Ave. and Shawnee St. in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia.
Gift of George Thomas, 1997.
Summary descriptive information on this collection was compiled in 2011-2012 as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories (HCI-PSAR), using data provided by the Chestnut Hill Historical Society. The HCI-PSAR project was funded by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
This is a preliminary finding aid. No physical processing, rehousing, reorganizing, or folder listing was done in the HCI-PSAR project.
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- This preliminary finding aid was created by staff of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories (HCI-PSAR) using data provided by the Chestnut Hill Historical Society. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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