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More New Biographies Now Available in the Library

2016-03-03 14:57

Need a biography to help supplement or add to your research? HSP has a large selection of biographies that tell the stories of folks, historical and contemporary, from across the world. Below is a sampling of some biographies that were recently cataloged. Click on the links for more information from our online catalog Discover.

John Kendig Barr by Mary Alice Burchfield

Fa 929.2 B2681b 1984

The Worst President by Garry Boulard

E 437 .B68 2015

Saint John Neumann: HIs Writings and Spirituality by Richard Boever

BX 4700 .N4 B64 2010

Benjamin Franklin: A Man of Many Talents by Kathryn Hoffman Satterfield

E 302.5 .F8 B4525 2005

Exploring Lincoln edited by Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, and Frank J. Williams

E 457 .E96 2015

The Essential Elias Hicks by Paul Buckley

BX 7752 .H59 A25 2013

Two Boys by Robert Zausner

KF 226 .Z38 2009

John Forbes by John Oliphant

DA 67.1 .F67 O54 2015

Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth by Terry Alford

E 457.5 .A44 2015

Enduring Truths: Sojourner's Shadows and Substance by Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby

E 185.97 .T8 G75 2015


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Submitted by Nola Elson (not verified) on

Peter Conrad was a deacon of the Lutheran church for many years until his death 3-5-1765 at 78 years old. He is mentioned in the book The Perkiomen Region, Past and Present, Vol. 1. I am trying to find out if he was born in US or came on an early boat. Also trying to find out anything, even maiden name of his first wife, Anna Rosina ??. The book mentions his kids, of which, Maria Euphronica Conrad born 1737, I am an ancestor of. Any direction, books, church records, or anything at all you could point me towards would be much appreciated. I was on the hunt for an early land warrant from the Frankfort Land Company or William Penn or if he was a squatter in 1717 with his 100 acres. His land butted up to Valentine Grieger, and early settler in Falkner Swamp area and who more information is written about. Thank you

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