Lafayette Document Group

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Collection Title: Lafayette Document Group

Collection Number: 1824-1934

Box Numbers: 1 box

Repositiory: Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, PA

Language: English

Collection Contents:

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Collection Contents: 

1. Publication – Ceremonies in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the death of

              Gilbert Du Motier – Marquis De Lafayette

2. Painting (copy) – Lafayette’s Headquarters Chadds Ford PA – By Barclay Rubincam

3. Newspaper clippings – 1894-1896 Ref: Lafayette’s visit

4. Publication – Bicentenary of the Birth of Lafayette [ In French]

5. Lafayette’s Headquarters at Chadd’s Ford  [Article from “The New Age” December 1909]

6. Publication – “ The Gift Offered By the United States of America to General Marquis DeLafayette”

7. Reprint of “The Marquis De Lafayette in the American Revolution” [From the “Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography” April 1895]

8. Pamphlet – Records of the American Catholic Historical Society – “Lafayette and his Companions on the “Victoires”

9. Newspaper article – “ When Lafayette Rode into Philadelphia”  from “ The ladies Home Journal – April 1897”

10. Article from  “ D.A.R. Magazine  Oct. 1952 entitled  “Because He Was A Friend”

11. Picture Book of Mementos which Express the Respect and Appreciation of the American  People for Lafayette.

12. Publication -  “The Mentor” – Lafayette   January 15, 1918 by Albert Bushnell Hart

13. Publication – “Lafayette – 6th Series Colonial”

14. Battle of Brandywine – Lafayette

  1. Newspaper article from “Public Ledger – Philadelphia – January 14, 1917”
  2. Photos (2) Lafayette Memorial Shaft
  3. Letter of September 11, 1895 detailing involvement at Unveiling of Lafayette Monument.
  4. Photocopy of Portrait of Marquis De Lafayette
  5. Pamphlet – “Lafayette and the American Philosophical Society” 1934.
  6. Newspaper Article – From the  “Sunday Star- Washington DC” “The Flag That Never Came Down”   [June 30, 1957]
  7. Letter entitled “Lafayette’s Visit to America in 1824”
  8. Copy of “Blessing asked by Rev. William Latta, at the Banquet for General Lafayette – July 1825”