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Collection of John Melchior Ogden papers


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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John Ogden (1791-1882) was a Quaker builder and architect of Philadelphia. He was a founder or member of many local charitable organizations, including the Apprentices' Library, the Carpenters Company, and the House of Refuge. His brother, Jesse (1786-1864) was also a Philadelphia Quaker. His son, Charles Smith, published his memorial.

Source of acquisition--Carmen D. Valentino. Method of acquisition--Purchased from; Date of acquisition--1995.

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