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Archives & Manuscripts

Wistar family

 Family

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dodge, Starin, and Wistar Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-056
Scope and Contents While it is clear that Edward M. Wistar (1852-1941) and his wife Margaret Collins Wistar (1853-1937) were Quakers, there is no information on the Dodge, White or Starin families, nor has any connection between the Wistars with the other families been established. Nonetheless, this collection has been classified as a Quaker collection, based on the Wistar connection.The primary letter writer is Mary A. Dodge White in the mid-19th century offering advice and thoughts on various...
Dates: 1941-circa 1950

Stokes-Evans-Cope Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1169
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, legal and business papers, artifacts, printed volumes, scrapbook, account books, marriage certificates, deeds, photographs and photo-album, computer disks, typed transcripts and various misc. papers. Papers are chiefly of the related Quaker families of Stokes, Evans, Cope and Wistar of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Dates: 1713-1981

Wistar family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1262
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a variety of different materials related to the Wistar family. There are letters and cards exchanged between various family members—including Elizabeth (Bettina) Vaux Wistar, Mary Emlen Wistar, and Frederic Vaux Wistar. Many of the letters were sent from Europe between 1893 and 1894. There is also an assortment of financial and legal papers like wills and hotel bills. The section of “Travel and Sightseeing Materials” is particularly noteworthy. It contains a journal...
Dates: 1861-1950; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1900