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Wayne B. Hadley Genealogical Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-272

Scope and Contents

This collection includes Wayne Hadley's extensive files on the history of the Hadley and related families. In addition to correspondence and source file, the collection also includes some biographical information about Wayne B. Hadley, as well as an annotated copy of the three volume set (and corrections) of Curtis E. Heaton's Ancestry of Simon Hadley, the Immigrant.

Dates

  • 1927-2008

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Permission to reuse, publish, or reproduce items in this collection beyond the bounds of Fair Use or other exemptions to copyright law must be obtained from the copyright holder or their heirs/assigns. See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-RUU/1.0/.

Biographical / Historical

Wayne B. Hadley (1926-2001) was a family historian whose particular interest was in Quaker history and genealogy. Some of his research was published in the NGS Quarterly and other journals.

Born in Kinsman, Ohio, in 1926, he was the son of John Henry and Bessie Belle Bassett Hadley. He earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Chicago in 1954 and married Hazel Mason Hadley the same year. Hadley was employed as a research chemist and also taught Chemistry at Ohio State and at the University of California at Berkeley. He also worked at Zenith and at AMP where he did research in the field of fiber optics.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Wayne B. Hadley (1926-2001) was a family historian whose particular interest was in Quaker history and genealogy.This collection includes his extensive files on the history of the Hadley and related families.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into four series. The original division into Correspondant and Source Files has been maintained:
  1. A Hadley Genealogy
  2. Correspondence Files
  3. Source Files
  4. Biographical

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Hazel M. Hadley, 2008 (2008-021)

Separated Materials

The following material, originally part of the collection,
  1. Wayne B. Hadley library of geneaolgical books: added to general and reference collections.
  2. Collection of family photographs: processed as PA 151
  3. Audio tapes added to AV:
Title
An Inventory of the Wayne B. Hadley Genealogical Collection
Author
FHL staff
Date
1966
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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