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Archives & Manuscripts

Bettle Family materials

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-245

Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written to Samuel Bettle and "Mrs. Bettle," whose first name is not included within the collection. The letters are written by a variety of friends of the Bettles.

Dates

  • 1825-1846

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Biographical / Historical

The Bettle family were prominent 19th century Quaker merchants in Philadelphia.

Samuel Bettle, Sr., was Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at the time of the Separation in 1827. His son, Samuel Bettle, Jr., was also a Quaker minister.

Extent

0.005 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains eight letters written to members of the Bettle family.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

Original Source of Acquisition

Gift of Susan Stuard, 1992.

Processing Information

Processed by Alexandra Stern, completed April, 2019.

Creator

Title
Bettle family materials
Author
Alexandra Stern
Date
April, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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