Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSN/EA 8003-01-B
A manuscript diary kept by a young Philadelphia drug store worker named Jacob Russel, from October 1857 to February 1859.
Dates: 1857 - 1859
Identifier: MSSP 0002
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of letters addressed to the West Philadelphia Base Ball Club during the season of 1867 with a few letters from 1866. Many items are challenge letters or letters otherwise scheduling matches. There is also a 6-page letter from the Excelsior Base Ball Club of Milford, Delaware, inquiring about a player named Fisher, who pitched for the West Philadelphia Base Ball Club and another team during the 1867 season. Most of the correspondents are from the...
Dates: 1866-09-01 - 1867-09-07