The perennial Philadelphians; the anatomy of an American aristocracy.


[1st ed.].. Boston, Little, Brown [1963] .

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Subjects Manners and customs.
Oberschicht.
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs.
Upper class -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Upper class.
Description xiv, 625 pages illustrations, portraits, maps (on lining papers) 25 cm
Copyright Date [1963]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 604-608).
Contents "Thar' she blows" -- Myths -- Position -- "Not" -- Recherche and solid -- The middle of the middle -- Family -- "Where scrapples eat biddle" -- Later biddles -- Others -- Born retired -- Plain and fancy -- Home and away -- 1740 and all that -- Ivy -- Country club -- Rights of passage -- Sacred professions -- Medicine -- Chaste fellowship -- Law -- Chancellors -- Outsiders -- Forensic eloquence -- Grand old men -- Insurance: the memory of Washington -- Banking: "Saviors of their country" -- In Girard we trust -- Family firms -- Rusty cranes -- The iron potts -- The iron triangle II: railroads -- The iron triangle III: coal -- Petty kings -- Whither? -- The list -- Boards -- Boards: worthwhile -- Facts & things -- F.B.F.F. & O. -- The first library -- Offspring -- "Speed the plough" -- Boards: ornamental -- Clubs -- Sons and daughters -- City troop -- "It is proposed ..." -- Sports: "The unspeakable and the uneatable" -- The Schuylkill Navy -- Sticky wickets -- The cuckoo -- Humane and eccentric -- Boeotia -- Bishop's length and kit-cat -- Illustrators -- A.A. (after the armory) -- The royal succession -- Boards: aesthetic -- Art and argyrol -- Monuments -- Killed by kindness -- The three b's -- Brandywiners-and others -- The Mitchell coterie -- Post-war -- God helps those ... -- Carey and Lea -- 1792 and all that -- Sacred few -- 1728 and all that -- Nearly everybody -- Theatre -- Poor players -- "It's good to be home" -- Philadelphia story -- Music -- Philanthropy -- The academy -- Brown velvet -- Opera -- Why, Why? -- Amateurs -- Professionals -- The dance -- Exordium -- The sciences -- Living -- The world of Eberlein -- With the sun -- North of market -- Suburbia in excelsis -- Home away from home -- C and c -- Renaissance -- Redevelopment -- Minorities -- Erin go up -- Sine nob -- Gentry -- "Sacred honor -- Madeira from sour grapes.
Geographic Area Pennsylvania
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1383953
(OCoLC)ocm01383953
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Burt, Nathaniel, 1913-2003.
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