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Deborah Fisher Wharton commonplace book

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

Scope and Contents

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

Dates

  • 1808-1814

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (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, Pennsylvania, 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 (1820-1854), 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 92.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Deborah Fisher Wharton (1795-1888) was an American Quaker minister, suffragist, and social reformer, as well as one of the founders of Swarthmore College. Wharton's commonplace book volumes include poetry and prose.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.955 Edward Wanton Smith papers
  • HC.MC.950.069 Samuel Rowland Fisher correspondence
  • HC.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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