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Osborn family

 Family

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dunn - Osborn - Battey family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1163
Abstract Papers include those of Nathan Dunn (1782-1844) who became financially successful in the China trade; letters (1833-1856) of David Battey discussing farm life in Indiana; letters (1864-1865) of Nancy Battey, some while teaching African American children; letters of George W. Taylor (1803-1891) discussing his free produce business in Philadelphia.
Dates: 1744-1927

Rebecca Osborn papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1295
Overview This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Rebecca Osborn, a Quaker author, poet, and social worker. A prolific writer, Osborn wrote and published both personal reflective pieces about her own life as well as articles about psychology, family matters, and poems. In her writings, Osborn speaks frankly about her personal difficulities, including her time in a psychiatric hosptial and her long divorce. This collection shows the full breadth of Osborn's life and work, from her...
Dates: 1914-2013