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Archives & Manuscripts

Wills

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of Comfort's family.

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...

Olivia Stokes Hatch papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M86
Abstract The Olivia Stokes Hatch papers reveal the relief work of women during the early 20th century, as well as family relationships, largely illustrated through extensive family correspondence. Olivia Stokes Hatch (1908-1983) was born in New Haven, CT and attended Bryn Mawr College from 1925 to 1930. Prior to her marriage she was very active with the American Red Cross and American Conferences of Social Work. In 1939, Olivia Phelps Stokes married John Davis Hatch, Jr. an art collector, consultant,...

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...

John Hough estate account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-036
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume estate book of John Hough. The volume provides an inventory of Hough’s “goods and chattels” and the individuals who inherited portions of the estate. The items included in the inventory range were home goods, like furniture and cookware, farm equipment, like plows, and livestock.

Samuel Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-108
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two items of Samuel Jones' papers, and includes a copy of his will, as well as a copy of an emancipation document for a family of slaves owned by Jones.

Knight Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-081
Overview The Knight family was a Quaker family from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly legal and business papers of Jacob P. Tyson, his wife, Mary B. Michener Tyson, and others. Also contains family correspondence, wills, deeds, estate papers, biographical and genealogical materials, marriage certificates, memorabilia, printed material, and pictures. Includes material relating to the Michener and Warner families.

Legal documents

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-305
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single folder collections the legal documents of various Quaker individuals and organizations.

Wilmer G. Mason papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-123
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence and photocopies and reproductions of Quaker documents.