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Wilmer W. Marshall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-213

Scope and Contents

The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil War, and Friends Social Lyceum, held at Swarthmore College on June 6, 1869.

Dates

  • 1859-1889

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

Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane P. Marshall, and his family transferred from Center Monthly Meeting to Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1865. He was active in the Friends Social Lyceum. In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby, but continued to follow the principles of the Society of Friends.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane Marshall and a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby. The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil War.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into three series:
  1. Journals/ Day books
  2. Correspondence
  3. Miscellaneous

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information

Donor: Purchase, from Tolles Fund, 3/1998; Accession number 98-008

Purchased with funds from the Tolles fund

General

RG 5/213

Marshall
Title
Wilmer W. Marshall Papers, 1859-1889
Author
FHL staff
Date
2000
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

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