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It is a description of archival material held at the Chester County Historical Society.
The bulk of the collection is "The Manuscript" series, which focuses on Myer's work on Penn's own writings.
Researchers should be aware that the bulk of the collection is Myers' notes and only a small portion is original manuscript material related to Penn.
s Historical Commission, and the Sesquicentennial Celebration.
He was a member and chairman of the Historical Commission of Valley Forge Park from 1923 to 1935, and in 1932, directed the William Penn Commemoration.
Myers proposed to include all of Penn's published works and all the surviving letters in order to supplant other "meagre and antiquated" published editions.s published works, and some original manuscript material as well.As a result of his efforts, he came to be regarded as an expert on the topic and often spoke publicly on the life and times of William Penn. He obtained further graduate education from the Universities of Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Harvard.Over time, he added the task of writing a biography to his already ambitious plan.For nearly fifty years, Myers researched and collected information, copies of original manuscripts and works, and organized his research for the eventual writing of the edition. This collection is arranged into the following series: "The Manuscript," "The Biographical notes," "Catalogues and bibliographies," "Printed works by William Penn," "Tracts attributed to William Penn," "Albert Cook Myers and the Complete Works," "Collections of materials related to William Penn," "The Irish Diary," "Research regarding Indians," Research regarding ships on the Delaware, ship captains, and passengers," "Research regarding English Quakers," and "Research regarding non-Quakers." For more details on each series please see the series scope notes.