Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The collection contains the records of members of the Rhoads and Gibbons families between 1832 and 1963. It consists of correspondence, genealogical materials, ephemera, manuscripts, and photographs.
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of six volumes of record books for the Speakers' Bureau of the Friends Peace Committee, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The books are written by month and year, from 1926 - 1963. They include the date, place of visit, and the person who was sent. Some of them also have the time of the event, the topic discussed, the number of attendees, the type of meeting (rotary club, school, monthly meeting, etc.) and/or street address of place of visit. The sixth volume also...