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Livezey Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-089
The collection contains correspondence, biographical data, genealogical chart, marriage certificates, memorials, piece books, and printed material of the Livezey and Underwood families.

Dates

  • 1773-1925

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.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

The Livezey family members were Quakers and residents of New Jersey. The collection contains correspondence, biographical data, genealogical chart, marriage certificates, memorials, piece books, and printed material of the Livezey and Underwood families.

Biographical / Historical

The Livezey family members were Quakers and residents of New Jersey.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into four series:
  1. Biographical and genealogical
  2. Correspondence, 1829-1844
  3. Memorabilia
  4. Quaker reference material.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Joseph M. Livezey, 1967

Separated Materials

The following material, originally part of the collection, has been removed and recatalogued:
  1. Certificate of removal for Joseph B. Livezey, a minor, from Gwynedd M.M. to Woodbury MM, 11mo 2, 1850. Placed in Meeting Papers, Misc., Certificates of Removal
  2. Ms. copy of minute from Woodbury Monthly Meeting to Salem Quarterly, recommending William Haines for the Ministry, 1860, transferred to Woodbury Monthly Meeting records
  3. Ms. copy, from Woodbury Monthly Meeting to Salem Quarterly, recommending David I. Griscom for the Ministry, 1859, transferred to Woodbury Monthly Meeting Records

Processing Information

Sorted, arranged, and placed in document box in RG 5. Oversize marriage certificates placed in chart case.
Title
An Inventory of the Livezey Family Papers, 1773-1925
Author
FHL staff
Date
1967
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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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