Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929
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Scope and Contents An introductory letter by Henry J. Cadbury in 1931 suggests that Haverford College might buy this collection containing the letters of "most of the outstanding Friends of the time in England & U.S.A." The time period of the collection is the late 18th century. The collection includes letters of Friends, mostly addressed to James Thornton, an ancestor of Richard T. Cadbury, Anna Shinn Maier and others. Among the letter writers are John Pemberton, Henry Drinker, James Pemberton, Samuel...
Overview Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one volume of records, mostly minutes from the John Woolman Memorial Association. It spans from its start in 1915, finishing with dedication to the death of Amelia Mott Gummere, founder of the Association, in 1937. It includes the minutes from the organization of the Association, along with by-laws (both from the start, and revised). It also includes reports to the trustees, including financial, and the state of the house, and affairs of the house. Interspersed in the...