Haines, Mary R. (Mary Rhoads)
- Existence: 1819 - 1905
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the three volumes of handwritten memoirs by Mary Rhoads Haines, written for her children, John and Hannah Garrett. The memoir describes Haines' trip to Great Britain and Ireland, which she took in 1874-1875. The memoir describes the voyage by sea, her arrival in Britain, and travel throughout Britain and Ireland, as well as Quaker meetings she attended, Quaker families visited, tourist destinations visited, and local history, and includes excerpts of letters and...
Overview Letters relating to the Penn School on St. Helena, S.C. from the Civil War through 1928 sent to Francis R. Cope and Francis R. Cope Jr. of Woodbourne Orchard. Both originals and copies, the original letters are from Laura Towne and Ellen Murray who taught and monetarily supported the school, also Mary R. Haines, as well as extracts from letters of Arthur Sumner who was principal of a school for African Americans in Charleston, S.C.