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Louis Prang papers, 1848-1932

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1852-1906
8 Folders
Box 1-2, OV 5

Biographical materials include a copy of a Prussian arrest warrant for Prang when he was involved in revolutionary activities in Europe, a passport, a receipt for household purchases, patent certificates for improvements in printing silks and other fabrics and for improvements in envelopes for rolled prints, certificates of membership in various historical and educational organizations, acknowledgment certificates for gifts to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and to the Smithsonian Institution, and a photocopy of a typescript of an 1873 letter from John Greenleaf Whittier calling Prang's attention to an attempted imitation of his chromolithograph of Eastman Johnson's illustration of Whittier's poem The Barefoot Boy.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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Photocopy of 1848 Prussian Arrest Warrant for Louis Prang, undated
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1
Receipt for Household Purchases, 1852
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2
Patent Certificates, 1871-1880
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3
Membership Certificates, 1884-1906
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4
Gift Acknowledgment Certificates, 1887-1889
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5
Photocopy of Letter from John Greenleaf Whittier, 1873
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Oversized Membership Certificate and Passport, 1884, 1903
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1
Oversized Membership Certificate, 1893
OV 5
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