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Gertrude Atkinson (1874-1948) was the daughter of Wilmer Atkinson (1840-1920), a Quaker journalist, editor, and publisher of the Farm Journal.
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. Finding aid for Wilmer Atkinson Family Papers, 1881-1948, RG5/005. Accessed December 15, 2011. http://www.swarthmore.edu/library/friends/ead/5005wiat.xml.
This collection is made up of five scrapbooks compiled by Gertrude Atkinson (1874-1948). The scrapbooks cover various topics dealing with the Philadelphia area, as well as the collected columns written by her father Wilmer Atkinson, "Good Roads in Upper Dublin."
Gift of Gertrude Atkinson, 1937.
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- Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories
- 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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