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Archives & Manuscripts

Comfort family

 Family

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025
Overview Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.

Comfort family financial records

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the financial records of the Comfort family.

Comfort family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-002
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typed genealogy of the Comfort family, compiled by Anne H. Cresson in 1902, largely based on a family tree prepared by John S. Comfort. It also includes some short biographical sketches of the families, as well as typed notes from Cresson's work.

Stephen G. Cary collection

 File
Identifier: HC.MC-1320
Overview This collection contains the personal materials of Stephen G. Cary and historical materials collected by Cary about his relatives.