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“Some Notes on Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Extracted by Jacob R. Elfreth of Landsdowne, Penna. From his Diary”

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-123

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Jacob R. Elfreth’s notes on Philadelphia Yearly meeting, as well as correspondence related to the manuscript.

Dates

  • ca. 1916-1917

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. (1837-1924), the son of Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. and Abigail Pierce Elfreth, was born on October 22, 1837, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Initially apprenticed for five years to J.R. Sowers & Co., dry goods, Elfreth started a carpet business with his brother, James Elfreth. Elfreth Jr. never married and died November 14, 1924, in Landsdowne, Pennsylvania.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Jacob R. Elfreth’s notes on Philadelphia Yearly meeting, as well as correspondence related to the manuscript.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.01.019 Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. diaries
  • HC.MC.975.01.020 Jacobr R. Elfreth Jr. diaries
  • HC.MC.975.03.010 Elfreth family commonplace books
  • HC.MC.975.08.009 Jacob R. Elfreth account books

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December, 2015.
Title
“Some Notes on Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Extracted by Jacob R. Elfreth of Landsdowne, Penna. From his Diary,” ca. 1916-1917
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
December, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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