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Archives & Manuscripts

Elizabeth R. Lippincott (Elizabeth Roberts) Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-088

Scope and Contents

The collection contains chiefly genealogical and card files relating to the Lippincott, Shinn, Thorne, and related Quaker families of Moorestown and elsewhere, together with correspondence, journals, and essays, and collected materials relating to Quaker history, particularly various Friends Meetings and Moorestown Friends School.

Dates

  • 1793-1979

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Roberts Lippincott (1888-1979) was a Quaker genealogist from Moorestown, N.J.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Elizabeth Roberts Lippincott (1888-1979) was a Quaker genealogist from Moorestown, New Jersey. The collection contains chiefly genealogical and card files relating to the Lippincott, Shinn, Thorne, and related Quaker families of Moorestown and elsewhere, together with correspondence, journals, and essays, and collected materials relating to Quaker history, particularly various Friends Meetings and Moorestown Friends School.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into six series:
  1. Biographical and genealogical (primarily card files)
  2. Correspondence
  3. Financial papers
  4. Memorabilia
  5. Writings
  6. Reference material

Physical Location

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Elizabeth R. Lippincott and her estate, 1961-1980

Separated Materials

Pictures of Quaker meeting houses, originally part of the collection, have been removed added to FHL Meeting House Pictured Collection.

Processing Information

Pictures of Friends Meeting, originally processed as part of Series 6 (Reference material), were transferred to FHL picture collection in 1974. Autograph albums, copybooks, exercise book, account and bank books that were originally catalogued as a Small Collection were added to this Record Group 5 collection in 1974. along with some Miscellaneous Manuscripts from the same donor.
Title
An Inventory of the Elizabeth R. Lippincott Family Papers, 1793-1979
Author
FHL staff
Date
1974
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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