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Cromwell Family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-051

Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of a single folder of the correspondence of the Cromwell family, a 19th century Quaker family, believed to be the in-laws of Thomas Chase.

Dates

  • 1832-1842

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

William Cromwell (1800-1872) was the son of James and Charlotte Cromwell. He married Caroline Underhill in 1825. He was a member of the Society of Friends and was active in working toward emancipation and the humane treatment of Native Americans. He was a member of the House of Refuge for Juvenile Delinquents. He was a trustee of the Bowery Savings Bank. Alice Cromwell, his daughter, married Thomas Chase, president of Haverford College.

Alice (Cromwell) Chase (1837-1882), the daughter of William and Caroline (Underhill) Cromwell, was a member of Monthly Meeting of Philadelphia for the Western District. She married Thomas Chase.

Extent

1 folders

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains the correspondence of the Cromwell family, a 19th century Quaker family, believed to be the in-laws of Thomas Chase.

Acquisition

The Cromwell Family correspondence was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 2012 by Tom Hamm.

Related Materials

HC.MC.1238 Chase-Cromwell-Underhill Family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.
Title
Cromwell Family correspondence, 1832-1842
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
February, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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