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Joseph Walton letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-211

Scope and Contents

This collection includes notes taken at the Philadelphia Yearly Meetings of 1847, 1848, and 1852. It also includes two letters written by Joseph Walton, one letter each by Joseph Walton, Jr. and Samuel Walton, and poems about verious subjects including "Alma Mater" by H. Hartshorne, 1858.

Dates

  • 1847-1899

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Joseph Walton (1817-1898) was a graduate of Westtown School and Haverford College (1836). He taught at Westtown School for about ten years, edited the Orthodox Quaker periodical entitled The Friend, and served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. In 1858, he married Lydia Lippincott at Chester Monthly Meeting in Moorestown, New Jersey.

Extent

0.03 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains the letters and papers of Joseph Walton and his family.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed March, 2019.
Title
Joseph Walton letters, 1847-1899
Author
Alexandra Stern
Date
March, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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