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Walker-Conard-Cowgill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-155

Scope and Contents

The collections contains papers of the Walker and allied Coates, Cowgill, and Conard families, including general correspondence (1792-1912), Civil War correspondence and diaries (1893-1900) of Union soldier Edward B. Conard (ca. 1844-1917), diaries (1896-1898) of Jacob Walker, ledger (1847-1887) of David Walker (1818-1889), journals, financial and legal papers, genealogical material, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Eliza Coates Cowgill (ca. 1790-ca. 1871) and Eliza C. Conard Walker, both of Montgomery County.

Dates

  • 1699-1912 [bulk 1792-1912]

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

The Walkers, Conard, and Cowgills were Quaker families of Frederick County, Virginia, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

The Walkers, Conard, and Cowgills were Quaker families of Frederick County, Virginia, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collections contains papers of the Walker and allied Coates, Cowgill, and Conard families, including general correspondence (1792-1912), Civil War correspondence and diaries (1893-1900) of Union soldier Edward B. Conard (ca. 1844-1917), diaries (1896-1898) of Jacob Walker, ledger (1847-1887) of David Walker (1818-1889), journals, financial and legal papers, genealogical material, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Eliza Coates Cowgill (ca. 1790-ca. 1871) and Eliza C. Conard Walker, both of Montgomery County.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into four series:
  1. Biographical and genealogical material
  2. Correspondence (includes special categories of correspondence)
  3. Business, financial, and legal papers
  4. Memorabilia

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information

Donor: E. Virginia Walker, 1966

The collection was given by a descendent of the families.

Processing Information

Previously cited as Walker Family Papers.

Creator

Title
Walker-Conard-Cowgill Family Papers, 1699-1912 [bulk 1792-1912]
Author
FHL staff
Date
1966
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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