...inding aid will soon be available. Patrick Coad, undated Patrick Coad (1783-1872), an Irish immigrant who settled in Philadelphia, was the first American patentee of a graduated galvanic battery with insulated poles. Coad was a noted teacher and lecturer of medicine and the natural sciences, but gained wider notoriety after
...tholic Total Abstinence Union of America, August 9, 1939 https://omeka.chrc-phila.org/items/show/6871 To learn more of the CTAU come to the archives to see the papers, ephemera, and photos. See our online catalog for a list of material.  Joseph Gibbs, History of the Catholic Total Abstinence Union of America, (Philadelphia: 1907),
...rking on cataloging one of their pamphlet collections into PastPerfect, an online catalog that is available through PAHRC's website. That way, instead of blindly searching through boxes, all you need to do is a search through the database to locate a pamphlet. Something interesting that I’ve come across are several
...lvey Memorial Library, (2011), https://exhibits.library.villanova.edu/chaos-in-the-streets-the-philadelphia-riots-of-1844.  Allison O’Mahen Malcom, “Loyal Orangemen and Republican Nativists: Anti-Catholicism and Historical Memory in Canada and the United States, 1837-67,” in The Loyal Atlantic: Remaking the British Atlantic in the Revolutionary Era, eds. Jerry Bannister, Liam Riordan, (Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2012), 218.