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Archives & Manuscripts

Maria Fox family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-041

Abstract

This collection primarily includes letters written by Maria Fox to her parents in Philadelphia while she was a student at Wilmington Boarding School. Also included are two letters from Maria's sister, Sarah Ann. The correspondence gives an account of the daily experiences of a student at Wilmington Boarding School. One letter briefly mentions a talk given at the school by the Quaker minister, Emmor Kimber.

Dates

  • 1809-1825

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Maria Fox and her sister, Sarah Ann Fox, were the daughters of Michael and Margaret Fox of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Charles F. Jenkins. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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