Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 4 of 4

Friends' Reading Room Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-013
Overview The Friends' Reading Room Association was founded in 1835, and dissolved in 1842. It's Constitution, included in the minutes, states it's purpose: " An Institution in a central part of the city, which shall be furnished with a judcious selection of books, maps and periodical publications, calculated to promote moral and religous improvement, a knowledge of the principles and history of the Society of Friends and an acquiantance with the arts, science and general literature."This volume contains...
Dates: 1835-1886

Morris family letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-030
Overview This letterbook includes correspondence related to the resettlement of Luke W. Morris’s estate, the executors of which were Samuel B. Morris and Elliston P. Morris. All letters were written by either Elliston P. Morris and Samuel B. Morris.
Dates: 1855-1859

Morris Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1008
Overview The papers of two prominent Philadelphia Quaker families, Morris and Sansom, spanning more than two centuries, from the colonial period into the 20th century. Topics include cultural and religious life and social and economic development.
Dates: 1715-1925

Samuel Buckley Morris letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-015
Overview Samuel Buckley Morris was a Philadelphia area Quaker and one of the founders of Haverford College. This collection contains two volumes of his letterbooks. The first volume contains business correspondence; the second volume contains both business and personal correspondence.
Dates: 1815-1842