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Sarah Jones Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-100
This collection contains family correspondence and correspondence between Sarah Jones and her schoolmates at Ercildoun Boarding School. It also includes miscellaneous material such as a sermon by George Truman (1863) and teaching certificates for Sarah Jones, 1843-1856.

Dates

  • 1817-1907

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

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

Sarah (Sallie) Jones was a Bucks County Hicksite Quaker. She was the daughter of Amos and Margery Jones of Makefield Monthly Meeting and was educated at Ercildoun School in Kennett, PA. In 1859, she married William G. Cox of Goshen Monthly Meeting. This collection contains family correspondence and correspondence between Sarah Jones and her schoolmates at Ercildoun Boarding School. It also includes miscellaneous material such as a sermon by George Truman (1863) and teaching certificates for Sarah Jones, 1843-1856.

Biographical / Historical

Sarah (Sallie) Jones was a Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Hicksite Quaker. She was the daughter of Amos and Margery Jones of Makefield Monthly Meeting and was educated at Ercildoun School in Kennett, PA. In 1859, she married William G. Cox of Goshen Monthly Meeting.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into five series:
  1. Correspondence
  2. Manuscripts
  3. Memorabilia
  4. Miscellaneous material
  5. Pictures

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Mrs. Joseph T. McDowell, 1937

The donor was the daughter of Sarah Jones.

Processing Information

Previously known as McDowell-Jones Paper.

Creator

Title
An Inventory of the Sarah Jones Family Papers, 1817-1907
Author
FHL staff
Date
ca. 1940
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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