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Bassett family

 Family

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Bassett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-009
Overview This collection contains deeds, will, land and other property documents of the Bassett, Wright, and other families of Salem County, NJ, many of whom were Quakers.

Bassett-Little Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-277
Overview The collection contain papers of the Bassett and Little families who resided in Swarthmore, Pa., in the first half of the twentieth century. In the 1980s, May Virginia Bassett Little (1913-1994) created a series of family scrapbooks accompanied by short memoirs and excerpts from her diaries. Her father was a birthright Quaker, and the family had deep roots in Swarthmore College and the Borough of Swarthmore. Her husband, Ralph V. Little, Jr., (1909-2001), also was raised in Swarthmore. Their...

Anna Pettit Broomell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-019
Overview This collection contains papers and relics collected by Anna Pettit Broomell concerning Quaker families of Columbiana County, Ohio, and Salem County, New Jersey. It includes family correspondence, accounts, albums, school copybooks, notebooks, piece book, almanacs, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia of the Pettit, Hussey, Griffith, and related families. Includes letters from Hannah G. Pettit of Columbiana County, Ohio, to her sister, Hester G. Hussey, from David Pettit to his family...

Anna Bassett Griscom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-053
Overview Anna Bassett Griscom (Elkinton) (1889-1974) was a prominent American Quaker active in the peace movement. She served as Executive Secretary of the Friends General Conference, chairman of a committee to organize the Friends World Conference held at Swarthmore College in 1937, chairman of the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and was a founder of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. She married J. Passmore Elkinton in 1931. The collection includes correspondence, speeches and...

Wayne Bassett Hadley photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-151
Overview Wayne B. Hadley (1926-2001) was a family historian whose particular interest was in Quaker history and genealogy. This collection contains family photographs, both in photo albums and loose, and slides of various meeting houses and residences.

Julia Yerkes Atkinson (Class of 1907), 1905 - 1908

 File — Box: 9
Identifier: PA 10/14
Scope and Contents Bound album of snapshots of students and campus. Includes friends Ellie Simons (’10) and Edward Bassett (‘05) of Swarthmore. Mostly leisure activities on campus including May Day, the Crum, girls dissecting class, senior hockey team, interior dorm rooms, rose garden, President's cottage, .

May Virginia Bassett Little photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-154
Overview In the 1980s, May Virginia Bassett Little (1913-1994) created a series of family scrapbooks accompanied by short memoirs and excerpts from her diaries. Her father was a birthright Quaker, and the family had deep roots in Swarthmore College and the Borough of Swarthmore. Her husband, Ralph V. Little, Jr., (1909-2001), also was raised in Swarthmore. Their son, Donald Townsend Little, continued his mother's interest in autobiography and compiling family history. This collection contains detailed...