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Sarah Jones Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-100

Scope and Contents

This collection contains family correspondence and correspondence between Sarah Jones and her schoolmates at Ercildoun Boarding School. It also includes miscellaneous material such as a sermon by George Truman (1863) and teaching certificates for Sarah Jones, 1843-1856.

Dates

  • 1817-1907

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Friends Historical Library believes all of the items in this collection to be in the Public Domain in the United States, and is not aware of any restrictions on their use. However, the user is responsible for making a final determination of copyright status before reproducing. See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/.

Biographical / Historical

Sarah (Sallie) Jones was a Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Hicksite Quaker. She was the daughter of Amos and Margery Jones of Makefield Monthly Meeting and was educated at Ercildoun School in Kennett, PA. In 1859, she married William G. Cox of Goshen Monthly Meeting.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

Sarah (Sallie) Jones was a Bucks County Hicksite Quaker. She was the daughter of Amos and Margery Jones of Makefield Monthly Meeting and was educated at Ercildoun School in Kennett, PA. In 1859, she married William G. Cox of Goshen Monthly Meeting. This collection contains family correspondence and correspondence between Sarah Jones and her schoolmates at Ercildoun Boarding School. It also includes miscellaneous material such as a sermon by George Truman (1863) and teaching certificates for Sarah Jones, 1843-1856.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into five series:
  1. Correspondence
  2. Manuscripts
  3. Memorabilia
  4. Miscellaneous material
  5. Pictures

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Mrs. Joseph T. McDowell, 1937

The donor was the daughter of Sarah Jones.

Processing Information

Previously known as McDowell-Jones Paper.

Creator

Title
An Inventory of the Sarah Jones Family Papers, 1817-1907
Author
FHL staff
Date
ca. 1940
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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