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Archives & Manuscripts

Townsend Cooper family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-025

Abstract

Includes Townsend Cooper's receipt book, 1870-74, and miscellaneous receipts, the disownments of Elizabeth and Mary Cooper, a printed invitation to a quilting party, 1831, and other miscellaneous materials. Also includes genealogical notes on the Cooper and Hibberd families.

Dates

  • 1796-1954

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Townsend Cooper was a farmer in Lower Merion and Haverford Townships in Pennsylvania. In 1820 he married Elizabeth Lukens who was disowned by Radnor Monthly Meeting for marrying a non-Quaker. In 1835, after Elizabeth's death, he married her sister, Mary.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (9 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Mr S. T. Sherman McAllister. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1972.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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