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Archives & Manuscripts

Compiled birth, death, marriage records within the area of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-289

Scope and Contents

This small collection contains notebooks containing handwritten copies of the announcement and records of births, death, marriage of individuals living within the area of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Many are inviduals living in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Not all were members of the Society of Friends.

Dates

  • 1826 - 1937

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Curator. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Extent

.02 Linear Feet (5 folders) : 5 notebooks and loose clippings

Language

English

Overview

This small collection is composed of notebooks containing announcements and records of births, death, marriage of individuals living within the area of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, many living in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Not all were members of the Society of Friends, and the sources are not included.

Arrangement

Largely recorded in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Elisabeth Horne, 1965.

Processing Information

Transferred from Meeting Papers, Miscellaneous Manuscripts, when that artificial collections was reviewed in 2018.
Author
Susanna Morkawa
Date
August 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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