Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains the minutes from 1845 - 1852, from the Free Produce Association of the Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. George W. Taylor was the secretary of the organization, at least for the duration of this minute book. The minutes contain finance reports, nominations for officiers, and reports from various committees, including reports from a committee delegated to be in correspondence with Quakers in England doing similar work.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook, containing the correspondence between William G. Rhoads, Samuel Rhoads, and Asa Wing. The volume includes both personal and business correspondence.
Overview Letters written to Edward Rhoads, a Quaker physician and Haverford College graduate. Letters writers include Edward Rhoads's parents (Samuel and Anne Gibbons Rhoads), Thomas Chase, Josiah Forster, Anna Harrison, Sophie and John Pease, Elisabeth and Henry Crosfield, William Pepper, M.A. and William Longstreth, James Carey Thomas, the Yarnall family, and others. The letters generally offer friendly regard.
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930