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Baker, Alfred Gustavus, 1831-1913


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred G. Baker papers

Identifier: MSS 0585

The Alfred G. Baker papers comprise personal correspondence and business records of nineteenth-century Philadelphia businessmen Michael V. Baker and his son Alfred G. Baker, who became a prominent citizen and patron of the arts.

Dates: 1837-1913; Majority of material found within 1837-1851

Baker-Fales-Rush family papers

Identifier: MSS 0311
Abstract The affluent Baker family of Philadelphia was closely tied to two other prominent Philadelphia families, the Fales and the Rush families. Alfred G. Baker, a successful Philadelphia businessman, married the daughter of George Fales, originally from Bristol, Rhode Island, who in turn had married the daughter of Lewis Rush.The Baker-Fales-Rush family papers consists of three linear feet of material related to these interrelated Philadelphia families. Materials in the collection span over more...
Dates: 1800-1926

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Art patronage--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--History--19th century 1
Businesspeople 1
Correspondence 1
Dry-goods--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--History--19th century 1
Insurance policies 1