Guide to J. Raymond Claghorn Scrapbook

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0582
Creators:
Claghorn, J. Raymond
Dates:
1881-1895
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.25 Cubic feet
Repository:
A scrapbook compiled by Claghorn relating to his corporate and civic activities, including mostly photographs, correspondence and clippings.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Mr. Claghorn relating to his corporate and civic activities, including mostly photographs, correspondence and clippings. There is also a small amount of materials relating to family members including James W. Claghorn (grandfather) , James Lawrence Claghorn (father), Clarence R. Claghorn (son) and Juliet Lockwood Claghorn (daughter) .

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
James Raymond Claghorn (1845- ?) was a wealthy Philadelphia resident. He entered into the dry goods business in February of 1862 and continued until 1865. Mr. Claghorn then became a builder erecting 542 houses in the twenty-eighth ward. In 1880, he became president of the State Line and Sullivan Railroad, in addition to having interests in coal mines and properties in the city of Philadelphia. He was active in civic and social circles in Philadelphia in the late 19th century, belonging to the Sons of the Revolution, the Philadelphia Union League, among other organizations, and served on the city council.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Cathy Keen, undated.
Author
Cathy Keen
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Found in collection.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
J. Raymond Claghorn Scrapbook, 1881-1895, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Found in the collections.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Scrapbooks -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Railroads -- 19th century -- Pennsylvania Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 19th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philadelphia (Pa.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
State Line and Sullivan Railroad. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives