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Esther Fisher Wistar commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-066

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Esther Fisher wistar, and includes extracts of poetry, as well as an account of the illness and death of Wistar's mother.

Dates

  • 1846

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Esther Fisher Wistar (1818-1900) was born on September 26, 1818, the daughter of Hannah Logan Fisher and James Smith. Wistar was born a Quaker, and her mother, Hannah Logan Fisher, was a minister of Arch Street Meeting. On December 13, 1838, Wistar married Dr. Mifflin Wistar. Wistar died on April 12, 1900, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Extent

1 items

Language

English

Overview

The commonplace book of Esther Fisher Wistar includes extracts of poetry, as well as an account of the illness and death of Wistar's mother.

Acquisition

The Esther Fisher Wistar commonplace book was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 2014 by David M. Morris, and released by Christian Higgins, Independence National Historical Park.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.01.087 Esther Fisher Wistar diary
  • HC.MC.1008 Morris-Sansom family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed April, 2016.
Title
Esther Fisher Wistar commonplace book, 1846
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
April, 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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