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Archives & Manuscripts

Sharpless family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-163

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of a single folder materials of the sharpless family, related to the Anna T. Jeanes and Joseph Jeanes Fund and the George School. The materials include correspondence (2 items), minutes from the Joseph Jeanes Committee, information about the real estate holdings in the estate of Anna T. Jeanes, a pamphlet of the "Lists of Sub Committees Appointed by the George School Committee," a notebook of expenses, a small single volume address book, and a small day book for the George School.


  • 1891-1920


Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

The Sharpless family in Pennsylvania were descended from John and Jane Sharples, who settled near Chester, Pennsylvania, from England in 1682.


1 folders




The Sharpless family papers were donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1983 by the Sharpless family.

Related Materials

  • MC 1111 Sharpless family papers
  • MC.975.02.017 Sharpless family letterbook

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March 2016.
Sharpless family papers, 1891-1920
Kara Flynn
March 2016
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