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Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-024

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of seven volumes of the handwritten diaries of Elizabeth Reeve Evans. Diary entries describe social calls, the health of family and friends, the weather, Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates

  • 1882-1899

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Elizabeth Reeve Evans (1830-1906) was born on July 4, 1830, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to William and Elizabeth Evans, both Quakers. Elizabeth never married, and lived with her sister, Hannah Evans, until her death in 1906, at the age of 76.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (7 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Diary entries describe social calls, the health of family and friends, the weather, Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Acquistion

The Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1952 by Susanna Smedley.

Related Materials

HC.MC.1007 Evans Family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.
Title
Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries, 1882-1899
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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