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Rachel Scattergood commonplace books

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-032
This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of Rachel Scattergood. Volumes include extracts of poetry, prose, correspondence, and quotations.


  • 1856-1894


Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

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


0.08 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Biographical note

Rachel Scattergood (1832-1903) was born on July 3, 1832, the daughter of Joseph and Mary Scattergood, in Philadelphia, Pa. Rachel was the eldest child of Joseph and Mary Scattergood, and their only daughter. In 1873, Rachel Scattergood married Edward Maris. Rachel Scattergood died on January 4, 1903 at age 70.


The Rachel Scattergood commonplace book donated to Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1952 by Susanna Smedley.

Related Materials

MC.975.01.064 Rachel Scattergood diary

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Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September 2015.
Rachel Scattergood commonplace book, 1856-1894
Kara Flynn
September 2015
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