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Anna Simpson White correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-335

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the correspondence of Anna M. Simpson White (1866-1965), daughter of David and Tacie Satterthwaite Simpson of Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was a birthright member of Falls Monthly Meeting. In 1871 the family transferred to Middletown Monthly Meeting where in 1905 Anna married Ashton White, a local farmer. He died in 1911. The correspondence contains primarily informal letters received from family and friends with mention of family, Quaker meetings, and travel. Also includes a small number of miscellaneous letters received by distant cousins, Emily A. Stackhouse and Emily Tomlinson, and invitations and announcements received by Anna and her parents.

Dates

  • 1868 - 1924

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Anna M. Simpson White (1866-1965) was the daughter of David and Tacie Satterthwaite Simpson of Langhorne, Bucks County. She was a birthright member of Falls Monthly Meeting. In 1871 the family transferred to Middletown Monthly Meeting where in 1905 Anna married Ashton White (1857-1911), a farmer. Anna was related to Emily A. Stackhouse (1899-2000), the daughter of Henry Stackhouse and Anna L. Tomlinson Stackhouse of Falls Monthly Meeting.

Extent

,5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains the correspondence of Anna M. Simpson White (1866-1965), daughter of David and Tacie Satterthwaite Simpson of Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She was a birthright member of Falls Monthly Meeting. In 1871 the family transferred to Middletown Monthly Meeting where in 1905 Anna married Ashton White, a local farmer. He died in 1911. The correspondence contains primarily informal letters received from family and friends with mention of family, Quaker meetings, and travel. Also includes a small number of miscellaneous letters received by distant cousins, Emily A. Stackhouse and Emily Tomlinson, and invitations and announcements received by Anna and her parents.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Carmen Valentino, 2018.038
Title
Anna Simpson White correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Susanna Morikawa
Date
September 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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