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Lewis Walton Brosius Genealogical Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-020
This collection contains the materials collected by Lewis Walton Brosius for his book, Genealogy of Henry and Mary Brosius and their descendants, along with other related family papers and pictures.

Dates

  • 1806-1933

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Extent

3.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Overview

Lewis Walton Brosius (1856-1930) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher, businessman and genealogist from Wilmington, Delaware. This collection contains the materials collected by Brosius for his book Genealogy of Henry and Mary Brosius and their descendants with other historical matters connected therewith.

Biographical / Historical

Lewis Walton Brosius (1856-1930), was a Hicksite Quaker teacher, businessman and genealogist from Wilmington, Delaware. The Brosius family arrived in Pennsylvania at the end of the 18th century. Henry Brosius married a Quaker, Mary Roberts, in 1793, and Brosius himself joined the Society of Friends in 1812.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Lewis Brosius, 1929-193?

Malcolm A. Brosius, 1936

George Brosius, 1963

Separated Materials

Brosius, Lewis Walton. Genealogy of Henry and Mary Brosius and their descendants. Wilmington, 1928 [BX7791.B8B8]

Brosius genealogical charts have been placed in OE Charts.

Cased photos transferred, stored in FHL Cased Pictures Collections.

Photograph album inscribed "S. Eva Bolton/Presented by the young ladies of her hall, in the winter of 1864 -- Carversville/E.N. Institute" and on inside front cover "This Album belongs to: Mary B. Long/Drumore RD 1/Lancaster Co., Pa." Contains cartes de visites of many of the correspondants in this collection.

Processing Information

Placed in RG 5 by FHL staff prior to 1960. Cased photographs removed in 1999 to PA 107. Deeds, genealogical charts, marriage certificates removed to appropriate folio storage.
Title
Lewis Walton Brosius Genealogical Papers
Date
2005
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2016: This electronic finding aid was updated in Summer 2016 by Abdulrezak Kemal in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace, to conform to current markup standards and the ArchivesSpace data model.

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