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Overview This collection consists of a family album of cartes de visite depicting prominent Friends and members of various Quaker families. The album seemed to belong to William Webster, whose family immigrated to Woodbridge, New Jersey circa 1685 and who helped in the development of Plainfield, New Jersey and the Plainfield Meeting House in the late 1700s.
Dates: 1870 - 1890
Overview Elmore Jackson was a Quaker heavily involved in international relations, both through the American Friends Service Committee and through the United Nations. This collection contains photographs from both his professional life and his personal life.
Dates: 1927 - 1985
Overview George B. Jackson, Swarthmore College Class of 1921, was a New York Quaker businessman. A member of New York Monthly Meeting, he was interested in family history and compiled the collection which contains farm daybooks of his great grandfather James M. Jackson of Quakertown and the memoirs of his grandfather, William Morris Jackson, Quaker businessman, reformer, and Trustee of Swarthmore College. The collection also contains genealogical information on the Jackson, Bacon, Chapin and Morris...
Overview George B. Jackson, Swarthmore College Class of 1921, was a businessman and a member of New York Monthly Meeting. His grandfather, William Morris Jackson, was a Quaker businessman, reformer, and Trustee of Swarthmore College. This collection contains portraits of various Jackson family members, alongside a few miscellaneous photographs, all black and white.
Dates: 1860 - 1990
Overview The Lupton family was a Quaker family from Hopewell, Virginia. David Lupton, the son of Joseph and Rachel Lupton, married Mary Hollingsworth at Hopewell Monthly Meeting of Friends in 1777. They had nine children, including a son, Joel, who married Sarah Haines. Joel, and to a lesser extent his brother, Lewis, was known as an inventor who was credited with a number of mechanical improvements to farm machinery. Another brother, Nathan, was involved with his father in the operation of a mill on...