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Elkinton, Joseph Scotton



  • Existence: 1830 - 1905

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Elkinton Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-037
Overview Contains the papers of the Elkinton Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and its vicinity. Joseph Elkinton was born in Salem, New Jersey, in 1794 and settled in Philadelphia where he established a soap manufacturing business which eventually became the Philadelphia Quartz Company. He was involved with the Seneca Indians at the Quaker school at Tunesassa (Quaker Bridge), New York, where his oldest son, Joseph Scotton Elkinton, was born in 1830. The latter was a Quaker minister...
Dates: ca. 1736-2002

Elkinton Family Pictures

Identifier: SFHL-PA-060
Overview This collection consists of 15 boxes of photograph albums, black and white photographs, negatives, portraits, and loose photographs, dating from approximately 1856-1987. It includes images of the Elkinton, Bucknell, Grove, and Dunham families.
Dates: 1856 - 1987

Joseph S. Elkinton scrapbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-006
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Joseph Elkington and includes extracts of Quaker testimonies, elegies, extracts from Quaker letters, and 581 obituary notices.
Dates: Undated

Zebedee Haines Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-056
Overview Zebedee Haines (1843-1923) was a Quaker who was active in the work of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends and of its Indian Committee in the late 19th century. Zebedee was also a student, teacher, administrator, and school committee member at Westtown School. The Haines family ran a dairy farm in West Grove, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family correspondence and diaries. Also includes letters of Zebedee Haines to his wife, describing his visits to Tunesassa and to native...
Dates: 1857-1922

Joseph S. Elkinton collection

Identifier: HC.MC-1220
Overview A collection of various materials including papers of Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (1794-1846), a writer on antislavery topics, and miscellaneous Quaker documents, as well as some relating to the Institute for Colored Youth (now Cheyney University).
Dates: 1731 - 1902

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting records

Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-016
Scope and Contents This collection contains three items of minutes and notes from the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting annual meeting.
Dates: 1802-1854