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Jenkins family photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-137

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of four family albums, two of which are identified as “Property of the Descendants of Walter H. & Esther L. Jenkins.”

Dates

  • 1800 - 1900

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is available for research use.

Copyright and Rights Information

Friends Historical Library believes all of the items in this collection to be in the Public Domain in the United States, and is not aware of any restrictions on their use. However, the user is responsible for making a final determination of copyright status before reproducing. See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/.

Biographical / Historical

Walter Hallowell Jenkins was a storekeeper in Gwynedd, served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and operated the Friends Book Store in Philadelphia. His wife, Esther Peterman Lukens, was the daughter of Alan R. and Mary B. (Butcher) Lukens. Of their five children, only Sarah married. The family had many connections to Swarthmore College.

Extent

1.06 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Walter Hallowell Jenkins was a storekeeper in Gwynedd, served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and operated the Friends Book Store in Philadelphia. His wife, Esther Peterman Lukens, was the daughter of Alan R. and Mary B. (Butcher) Lukens. Of their five children, only Sarah married. The family had many connections to Swarthmore College. This collection consists of four family albums.

Arrangement

This collection is in the form of four albums, stored in two boxes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of H. Mather Lippincott, Jr., a grandson, and son of their daughter, Sarah, Acc. 2000-055.
Author
Zoe Peyton Jones
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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