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Archives & Manuscripts

Erb, Christine

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Collected papers of Alice P. Hadley and the Thread and Needle Society

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-302
Overview Alice C. Paxson Hadley (1857-1919) was the daughter of Frederick and Lydia Betts Paxson, Philadelphia Hicksite Quakers. She was a founding member of the Thread and Needle Society, a social and charitable club of young Friends. Alice kept a diary that recorded events and meetings of the group 1873 to 1880 which were transcribed by her granddaughter, and she collected memorabilia and speeches she presented.

Notes on the Thread and Needle Society, 2015

 Item
Scope and Contents The donor, Christine Erb, wrote a history of the Society with biographical information about the members.