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Bettle family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-024

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of three folders of the personal correspondence of Elizabeth, Mary, and Samuel Bettle.

Dates

  • 1825-1890

Creator

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

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.

Source: Finding Aid for An Inventory of the Bettle Family Papers RG 5/103, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College

Mary Bettle (1833-1912) was born on November 30th, 1833 in Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of Samuel Bettle Jr. and Mary Ann Bettle. She was a member of the Philadelphia Monthly Meeting. Mary Bettle died on October 21, 1912.

Extent

3 folders

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • MC.950.022 Edward Bettle papers
  • MC.950.023 Jane Bettle Correspondence

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January 2016.

Creator

Title
Bettle family correspondence, 1825-1890
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
January 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

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