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George Truman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-136

Abstract

This collection includes correspondence received by Dr. George Truman and his nephew Joseph. Included are letters from Samuel Janney regarding publications in the Friends Intelligencer, letters from Anson Lapham regarding the establishment of the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College, and letters from Edward Merritt regarding the history of the Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians. Also included is a letter from Benjamin Hallowell regarding Ethan Hitchcock's book, Christ the Spirit.

Dates

  • 1844-1891

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

George Truman (1798-1877) was a Quaker author. He was the son of James and Phebe Moore Truman. His nephew Joseph M. Truman (1827-1902) was a journalist involved in the establishment of the Friends Historical Association.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (15 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Lucy Price MacIntire. Method of acquisition--Gift of.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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