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Lavinia Lloyd Knight Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-082

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence with Knight's sister, Elizabeth Knorr Knight (1814-1841), lesson book and journal kept as student (1830-1832) of Eli Hilles (1783-1863), essays, poems, biographical material, and other papers.

Dates

  • 1825-1857

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Friends Historical Library believes all of the items in this collection to be in the Public Domain in the United States, and is not aware of any restrictions on their use. However, the user is responsible for making a final determination of copyright status before reproducing. See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/.

Biographical / Historical

Lavinia Lloyd Knight (1816-1863) was a Quaker, of Wilmington, Delaware.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

Lavinia Lloyd Knight (1816-1863) was a Quaker, of Wilmington, Delaware. The collection contains corresondence with Knight's sister, Elizabeth Knorr Knight (1814-1841), lesson book and journal kept as student (1830-1832) of Eli Hilles (1783-1863), essays, poems, biographical material, and other papers.

Arrangement

  1. Albums of Lavinia Lloyd Knight
  2. Correspondnece
  3. Miscellaneous papers

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Laura Pedrick Cheney, 1944

The collection was given by a descendant.
Title
An Inventory of the Lavinia Lloyd Knight Papers, 1825-1857
Author
FHL staff
Date
1944
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
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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