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Haviland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-059

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, financial, and legal papers, and miscellaneous manuscripts of the families of James S. and Elizabeth (Griffen) Haviland. Includes materials of the related Griffen, Field, and Parry families, especially the correspondence of Seneca Ely and Priscilla Stubbs Parry of Lancaster County, Pa, 1826-67, and of his sister, Rachel Parry Brosius.

Dates

  • 1754-1931

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

James S. Haviland, a birthright Quaker, was born in 1849, the son of William F. and Sarah Ann (Carpenter) Haviland of Purchase Monthly Meeting (N.Y.). In 1874 the married Elizabeth Griffen, daughter of Henry. They had two daughters, Martha G. and Louise E.; the latter married J. Barnard Walton in 1910.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

James S. Haviland, a birthright Quaker, was born in 1849, the son of William F. and Sarah Ann (Carpenter) Haviland of Purchase Monthly Meeting (N.Y.). The collection contains correspondence, financial, and legal papers, and miscellaneous manuscripts of the families of James S. and Elizabeth (Griffen) Haviland. Includes materials of the related Griffen, Field, and Parry families, especially the correspondence of Seneca Ely and Priscilla Stubbs Parry of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1826-67, and of his sister, Rachel Parry Brosius.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into thirteen series, according to family names.

Physical Location

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donors: Gift of Barnard Walton, 1957

Gift of Margaret S. Walton, 1977

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers descended to donor, Barnard Walton, through is wife's family.

Separated Materials

The following material has been removed from the collection and recatalogued:
  1. For marriage certificate of Charles Carpenter and Phebe Cromwell see: Chart Case Marr. C.
  2. Minutes of the Young Friends Association of Purchase, New York, 11mo 4, 1892 to 4mo 20, 1894. [Transferred to RG2 Friends Associations on 9-22-1982]
  3. For deeds of the Haines family, see Chart Case-Deeds H.
  4. For Certificate from the Woman's Central Association of Relief to the Soldiers and Society of Harrison, N.Y., 1mo 1, 1866 see: RG 5 Oversize.

Processing Information

Collection was composed of letters, documents, newspaper accounts from Haviland family and related families (including Bowne, Carpenter, Cromwell, Field, Griffen, Haydock, Stoutenburgh and Sutton) and reference material. Collection sorted and filed in documents box, fall of 1957. Additional materials added in 1977. In 1982, Minute Book of the Young Friends Association of Purchase, N.Y., removed from collection and transferred to RG 4. Individually catalogued as RG 4/075.
Title
An Inventory of the Haviland Family Papers, 1754-1931
Author
FHL staff
Date
1957
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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