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Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of Comfort's family.


  • 1835-1865


Use Restrictions

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


9 folders

Biographical note

Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort (1823-1864) was born on February 3, 1823 in Lower Makefield, Pa. She married Jeremiah Comfort (1816-1887), and the couple had seven children: Ezra Comfort (1847-1933), Sarah Cadwallader (1849-1943), Charles Williams (1851-1911), Harvey S (1852-1935), Benjamin C (1856-1873), Isaac Roberts (1860-?), and Alfred Comfort (1864-1865). Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort died March 24, 1864 in Falls, Pa.


The Elizabeth Cadwallader papers were donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1984 by Elizabeth and Stephen Cary.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March 2016.
Elizabeth Cadwallader papers, 1835-1865
Kara Flynn
March 2016
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