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Susan Hilles Shearman commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-033
This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Susan Hilles Shearman. The volume includes extracts of poetry, hymns, prayers, newspaper clippings, quotations arranged by topics, and descriptions of Shearman's baby daughter. Inside the volume are post cards from Ephrata, and Lancaster County, Pa., as well as a photograph of Hepsiba Hathaway Howland.

Dates

  • 1871-1873

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Biographical note

Susan Hilles Shearman (1850-1935) was born February 13, 1850 in Wilmington, De., the daughter of William S. Hilles and Sarah Lancaster Allen. She married Isaac H. Shearman in 1872. Susan Hilles Shearman died January 8, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pa.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September 2015.
Title
Susan Hilles Shearman commonplace book, 1871-1873
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September 2015
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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