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Box 6


Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

Esther Whitson in Russia [access photocopies], ca.1921-1931

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Clippings from The Friend, a visa to Russia, a calendar, several copies of the same photograph and a journal (with a few letters interspersed), all belonging to Esther Whitson. Letters either to or from Esther Whitson.
Dates: ca.1921-1931

Esther Whitson Miscellaneous, 1923-1944

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Letters to “Esther” in Warsaw from “Harold”. Also includes 1923 calendar pages, a few notes dated 1923 (one signed "Walter'), and a photocopy of her 1944 job application that lists previous positions.
Dates: 1923-1944

A Quaker Experience of Death (Not a Relative), 1893-1895

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents A narrative “A Quaker Experience of Death” and correspondence from the same family as the author (?)—the Bowles.
Dates: 1893-1895

Anna Maria Fisher Haslam[,] Thomas J. Haslam Womens Suffraget (sic) Movement, 1918-1919

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Undated newspaper clippings as well as copies of “The Common Cause” ( National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies) from January 3, 1919 and April 19, 1918
Dates: 1918-1919

Some reminiscences of Limerick Friends by Ernest H. Bennis, 1930

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Details the history of the Limerick Friends Meeting, which at one time included the Fisher Family which has its own section within the “Reminiscences”. Draws on records as old as 1623.
Dates: 1930

Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1837-1936 and n.d.

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Accounts of sale of property and receipts, geometry homework and other writings. Also includes pamphlets, copied sonnet (Milton), poetry, marriage certificate (copy), and a typescript copy of the will of Thomas W. Fisher. Also includes temperance pledge signed by Thomas W. Fisher in 1867 and a notice of a lecture by Henry W. Fisher in Pittsburgh
Dates: 1837-1936 and n.d.

Nicholson, 1964-2007

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Includes copies of Carter genealogical information as well as “The Shackletons of Ballitore” and the “History of the Jacob Family,” both by Caroline Nicholson Jacob.
Dates: 1964-2007

Cooper and Moore families, 1937- 1945

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents (2) copies of the Cooper History by Sarah W. Cooper .
Dates: 1937- 1945

Family Histories, 1905-1994

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Photocopies of family histories and family trees, including: “Our Wright Ancestors Family by Susanna G. Fisher, with appendix by Maria Jane Wright; The Wright Family, by Samuel Wright; The Fisher Family, by Susanna G. Fisher; the Autobiography of Henry W. Fisher; and the history of the Evans family.
Dates: 1905-1994