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Deborah Fisher Wharton commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-040

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of two volumes of Deborah Fisher Wharton. Volumes include poetry and prose.

Dates

  • 1808-1814

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Deborah Fisher Wharton (1795-1888) was an American Quaker minister, suffragist, and social reformer, as well as one of the founders of Swarthmore College. She was born on October 25, 1795 in Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of Samuel Rowland Fisher and Hannah Fisher. In 1817, Wharton married William Wharton, and the couple had ten children: Hannah (1818-1893), Rodman 91820-1854), Sarah Wharton (1821-1866), Charles William (1823-1902), Joseph (1826-1909), Mary (1828-1856), William (1830-1907), Samuel (1832-1843), Anna (1834-1893), and Esther Fisher (1836-1915). Deborah Fisher Wharton died on August 16, 1888 at the age of ninety two.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • MC 955 Edward Wanton Smith papers
  • MC.950.069 Samuel Rowland Fisher correspondence
  • MC.975.11.043 Wharton family library catalog

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September 2015.
Title
Deborah Fisher Wharton commonplace book, 1808-1814
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September 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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