The first two pages display Kelsey's lifespan and his biographical sketch. On the following pages, there are 16 published records of Kelsey's death from sources including: “Philadelphia Inquirer”, “Philadelphia Record”, “Evening Public Ledger (Phila.)”, “The Evening Bulletin (Phila.), “New York Times”, “Philadelphia Inquirer”, “Haverford News”, “Friends Intelligencer”, “The Friend (Phila.)”, “The American Friend”, “The Friend (London)”, “Bulletin of Friends’ Historical Association”, “Minutes of the Central Offices of the Society of Friends Friends House, Euston Rob, London, N.W.I.”, “The Middle States Association of History Teachers”, “The Meeting”, and the “Minutes of the Board of Managers of Haverford College.”
After the obituaries, there is a transcription of different remarks made at Kelsey's funeral from speakers including: J. Henry Bartlett, Thomas B. Harvey, Frank D. Watson, J. Henry Scattergood, Walter L. Moore, E.M. Wilson, Frederick A. McCord, George A. Barton, J. Passmore Elkinton, and Agnes L. Tierney.
The final pages are occupied by obituaries for Rayner Kelsey's mother, father, and grandfather dating 1911, 1929, and 1861 respectively.