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A Philadelphia family

David R. Contosta

A Philadelphia family

the Houstons and Woodwards of Chestnut Hill

by David R. Contosta

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Subjects:
    • Houston family.,
    • Woodward family.,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Biography.,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid R. Contosta ; foreword by E. Digby Baltzell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF158.25 .C66 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 207 p., [30] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2044655M
      ISBN 100812281365
      LC Control Number88021596
      OCLC/WorldCa18163425

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