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Benjamin Seebohm biography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-081

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume biography of Benjamin Seebohm. The author of this handwritten biography is unknown. The volume describes Seebohm's early life and education in Germany, and the influence of Quakerism in his young life, particularly the religious visit of Stephen Grellet. The biography also describes Seebohm's travels as a Quaker minister throughout Europe and Great Britain, and includes quoted extracts from Seebohm's journals and letters.

Dates

  • Undated

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Benjamin Seebohm (1798-1871) was born in Germany in 1798. He was a Quaker minister and traveled on religious visits throughout Europe. In 1831 he married Esther Wheeler in Hitchin, England. The couple had four children; Henry Seebohm (b. 1832), Frederick Seebohm (b. 1834), Benjamin Seebohm (b. 1840), Julia Elizabeth Seebohm (b. 1841). Seebohm died in 1871.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet

Language

English

Acquisition

The Benjamin Seebohm biography was donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1947 by Susanna Smedley.

Related Materials

MC.975.01.067 Benjamin Seebohm diary

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October 2015.
Title
Benjamin Seebohm biography, undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October 2015
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Language of description note
English

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