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genealogies (histories)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Carter autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-017
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single, handwritten, autobiography of Henry Carter. His autobiography describes his childhood with his brother and widowed mother, but mostly focuses on his adult life as a sailor. He also included a brief history of the genealogy of his father's side of the family.

Comfort family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-002
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typed genealogy of the Comfort family, compiled by Anne H. Cresson in 1902, largely based on a family tree prepared by John S. Comfort. It also includes some short biographical sketches of the families, as well as typed notes from Cresson's work.

Comly family Bible

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-003
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of a single Bible from 1599, which has genealogical notes handwritten within the text. It also includes a set of transcribed notes, which lists where each note is, and a transcription as possible for the genealogy.

Gilbert Cope papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-044
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed diary transcript of entries dated 1869, as well as the Genealogy of Kirk-Price and Cox-Garrett ancestors, and miscellaneous notes pertaining to the Gilbert Cope foundation of genealogy and historical research.

Soloman Cresson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-049
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the photocopy of a marriage certificate of Soloman Cresson and Anna Watson, and a photocopied descendants table.

Crew family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-050
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of typed genealogical research, handwritten family correspondence, legal papers, manuscripts, financial records, and miscellaneous papers. The collection includes primarily the correspondence of the Crew family, including Jonathan Butler, John Crew, Lemuel Crew, Margaret Crew, Micajah Crew, W.H. Crew, J.B. Ferguson, Elizabeth Howell, P.B. Price, Samuel Price and Elizabeth Terrell, there are also financial documents, property map, narrative regarding the events of...

Dillwyn & Hill family wills

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-010
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of George Dillwyn, and is chiefly comprised of copies of the wills of many members of his wife Sarah Hill Dillwyn’s family. The notebook also includes notes concerning family estates, brief genealogical information for the family, maps for partitioning of land according to the deceased’s will, and Dillwyn’s notes concerning actions taken in his role as executor. Included in the notebook are the wills of Richard Hill Sr, Richard Hill...

Margaret Roberts Eastburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-036
Overview Margaret Roberts Eastburn (1880-1964) was a Quaker elementary school teacher and principal. The collection contains primarily correspondence relating to Eastburn's career as an educator in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and especially her activities (1905-1921) as teacher and principal at Aimwell school, Philadelphia, Pa., a Quaker school for poor girls. Also included are biographical and genealogical materials, and business, financial, and legal papers of the Eastburn family of Bucks County, Pa.

Ferris Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...

Garrett family genealogical records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-080
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the Garrett family genealogial records, and includes manuscripts concerning family history, research notes, and photographs of family members.