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Haines and Bunting family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-190

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the papers of the Bunting and Haines families, and includes clippings, correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and marriage certificates of the family. While the majority of materials focus on Samuel Bunting Haines, other members of the family are represented among the materials as well.


  • 1682-1863

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Samuel Bunting Haines (1840-1863) was born on November 19, 1840, the son of Josiah Lippencott Haines (1811-1892) and Deborah Bunting Haines (1819-1900). Haines enlisted in Company B, Pennsylvania 121st Infantry Regiment on 16 Aug 1862. He died at an army camp near Bell Plain, VA on February 23, 1863, and was buried on March 4, 1863 in Philadelphia.


5 folders




The Haines and Bunting family papers were donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1987 by Laura Dickinson.

Related Materials

  • MC.975.01.096 Deborah Bunting Haines diaries
  • MC.950.191 Samuel B. Haines correspondence

Seperated Materials

Removed to Lockwood Inventory: Attire and Accessories, box 7: Linen pillowcase that belonged to Samuel Bunting and Deborah Middleton and a Quaker dress that belonged to the donor's ancestor.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March 2016.
Haines and Bunting family papers, 1682-1863
Kara Flynn
March 2016
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