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United States Centennial Commission

[Record Group 230]

230.1 Catalogues and Guide Books,
1875-1879
6 cubic feet, no index
The catalogues and guide books which form part of the collections of the United State Centennial Commission records include the Commission-sanctioned Official Catalogue by John R. Nagle & Company (which appeared in several editions) and the Authorized Visitor's Guide to the Centennial Exhibition by J.B. Lippincott (in English, French, German and Spanish editions). Other guidebooks represented in this collection include the Official Catalogue of the British Section; Catalogue of Products of Michigan; Report of the New Jersey Commissioners on the Centennial Exhibition (1877), and Pennsylvania & the Centennial Exposition (1878). There are also programs of the 99th Anniversary Celebration of 5 July 1875 and many privately printed catalogues, guides, and descriptions of exhibition groups and of national exhibits, as well as the Official Bulletin of the International Exhibition Company from 1877 and 1879.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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