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Matlack family

 Family

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Allen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Overview Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th century...

Matlack family commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-053
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of the Matlack family, both of which largely focus on Elias Hicks.

Matlack family notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-033
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the three volumes of miscellaneous notebooks of the Matlack family. Included is a notebook of Asa Matlack, a notebook which includes copied inscriptions from Quaker tombstones, and a notebook with land records of the Matlack family.

Matlack family financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-017
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the three volumes of financial records of the Matlack family, including the account books of Ann Roberts Stackhouse Matlack and Asa Matlack, and the receipt book of Mordecai Matlack.

Matlack family genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-006
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of five items, which originally came from MC 1120. The materials are all genealogical in subject, and were mostly compiled by Asa Matlack and Asa Matlack Stackhouse.

Matlack Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1120
Scope and Contents These papers include journals, diaries, account books, commonplace books and poetry of the Matlack family, as well as some other families (Roberts and Stackhouse among others) plus 3 boxes of letters, genealogical materials, and other papers. Included among the papers is "Notes Taken from Samuel Spavold's Testimony," signed by Anthony Benezet (n.d.); a copy of George Keith's Journal of Travels...on the Continent of North America, printed in London, 1706; an announcement of a visit he will pay...