Elizabeth Farmer Jarvis Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy books research files
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Elizabeth Farmer Jarvis is a consultant on curating, managing, and preserving historical collections in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has worked at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, the Chestnut Hill Historical Society, and numerous other area institutions. She is the author of three books in Arcadia Publishing "Images of America" series on local history: Chestnut Hill (co-written with Thomas Keels, 2002), Chestnut Hill Revisited (2004), and Mount Airy (2008).
Keels, Thomas H. "Hill Historian Pens Mt. Airy Retrospective." Chestnut Hill Local, June 5, 2008. Accessed December 30, 2011. http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/issues/2008.06.05/news3.html
This collection consists of research files created by Elizabeth Jarvis while researching and writing Chestnut Hill (co-written with Thomas Keels, 2002), Chestnut Hill Revisited (2004), and Mount Airy (2008). The materials are arranged into series by book. There are newspaper clippings, photocopies of secondary source materials and copies of photographs; manuscripts and corrections; marketing materials and book orders; and correspondence with book publisher.
On deposit from Liz Jarvis.
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- This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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