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Joseph S. Elkinton scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-006

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Joseph Elkington and includes elegies, extracts of Quaker testimonies, extracts from Quaker letters, and 581 obituary notices.

Dates

  • Undated.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Joseph S. Elkinton (1830-1905) was born April 27, 1830, to Quakers Joseph Elkinton and Mary Nutt Elkinton. He married Malinda Patterson on September 3, 1856, and the couple had five children: Mary Patterson Elkinton (b. 1857), Joseph Elkinton (b. 1859), William Tilman Elkinton (b. 1860), Alfred Cope Elkinton (1863), and Thomas Elkinton (b. 1867). Joseph S. Elkington died May 18, 1905.

Extent

0.29 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

The scrapbook of Joseph Elkington includes elegies, extracts of Quaker testimonies, extracts from Quaker letters, and 581 obituary notices.

Acquisition

The Joseph S. Elkinton scrapbook was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1934 by Eleanor Elkinton.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1228 Anna S. Cox Brinton family papers
  • HC.MC.1239 Elkinton, Waring family papers
  • HC.MC.1220 Joseph S. Elkinton

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.
Title
Joseph S. Elkinton scrapbook, undated
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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