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Archives & Manuscripts

Atkinson family scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-166

Abstract

Includes Westtown mensuration book, 1835, with newspaper clippings glued in, 1889-1893 & n.d. Also assorted newspaper clippings concerning the Twining, Atkinson, and Smith families, the Carlisle Indian School, Quakers in Bucks County (Pa.), Bucks County history, the Molloy family, and Friends' schools. Obituaries of note in this folder are Isaiah Quinby, 1716-1807; Eleanor Mabel Malloy, 1883-1908; Miranda Doan Baker, d. 1900; Mary B. Stradling, d. 1899; Abram R. Vail, d. 1899; Marcie A. Warner, d. 1914; Sarah Heston, b. 1800. The third folder contains a collection of poems clipped from newspapers, 1872-1916 and n.d., and a letter from Benjamin Smith to Esther Smith, 1804.

Dates

  • 1804, 1835-ca. 1935

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Stephen Atkinson was a Quaker born in 1819 to Jonathan and Esther (Smith) Atkinson. He attended Westtown School. Esther Smith was a Quaker born in 1786 to Benjamin and Mary Smith. She married Jonathon Atkinson in 1807 at Wrightstown Monthly Meeting of Friends.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (3 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Theresa C. Shane. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1994.

Creator

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

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