Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results
Archives & Manuscripts

Comfort family

 Family

Found in 3 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.
Dates: 1799-1924

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.
Dates: 1803-1912

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.
Dates: 1902