PATTERNS OF WEALTH AND CLASS

In Philadelphia: 1846 and 1865

SOURCES

 

Anonymous.   Memoirs and Auto-Biography of Some of the Wealthy Citizens of Philadelphia.   By a merchant of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: The Booksellers, 1846.

Anonymous. "The Rich Men of Philadelphia" - Income Tax of the Residents of Philadelphia and Bucks County for the Year Ending April 30, 1865. Philadelphia, 1865.

Brenz , Mary. The Care of the Poor People in Philadelphia from Colonial Times to 1971: an Annotated Bibliography . Harrisburg , Commonwealth of Pennsylvania , Dept. of Public Welfare, 1972.

Chudacoff, Howard and Judith Smith.   The Evolution of American Urban Society. Prentice Hall: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1994.

Davis, Allen F. and Mark H. Haller, eds.   The Peoples of Philadelphia : A History of Ethnic Groups and Lower-Class Life, 1790-1940. Pennsylvania Paperbacks, 1998.

Hershberg, Theodore. The Philadelphia Social History Project: A Methodical History, 1973 (PhD dissertation, Stanford University )

McElroy's Philadelphia City Directories: 1844, 1846, 1847, 1865, 1866. Located at the Historical Society of Philadelphia and the American Philosophical Society

Mohl, Raymond, ed.   The Making of Urban America.   SR: Books: Wilmington, 1997. 2nd edition.

The Philadelphia Club.  Charter, By-Laws, Officers and Members of the Philadelphia Club .   Philadelphia , Burk and McFetridge, 1885.

The Philadelphia Club.  The Philadelphia Club 1834-1934: Being a Brief History of the Club for the First Hundred Years .  Privately printed, 1934.

US Geological survey: http://mcmcweb.er.usgs.gov/phil/philhistory.html

Maps of historic Philadelphia:
1842, Perry- Castañeda Library, The University of Texas
1849, McElroy pub., The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1855, Colton and Co. pub., The Historical Society of Pennsylvania