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Mordecai Matlack diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-044
This collection includes three volumes of the diaries of Mordecai Matlack. The first volume is an unbound diary, and the remaining two diaries in the collection are bound. The majority of entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls, and daily farm work.

Dates

  • 1838-1887

Creator

Use Restrictions

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

Extent

0.166 Linear Feet (3 volumes)

Biographical Note

Mordecai Matlack (1808-1896) was a Quaker farmer in the vicinity of Byberry Township, just outside of Philadelphia.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • MC 975.03.024 Tamar Roberts Matlack commonplace book
  • MC 975.03.053 Matlack family commonplace books
  • MC 975.08.017 Matlack family financial records
  • MC 975.10.006 Matlack family genealogy
  • MS 1120 Matlack family papers
  • MS 1001 Haddon-Estaugh-Hopkins papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn, completed July 2015.
Title
Mordecai Matlack diaries, 1838-1887
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August, 2015
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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