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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Family relationships

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

Mitchell Family letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-959
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised primarily of letters exchanged between various members of the Mitchell family. Each folder contains all of the letters authored by one family member or by an individual connected to the Mitchell family. Each author’s letters tend to follow a similar pattern; they are addressed to the same recipients and are fairly consistent in terms of their structure and content. The themes of the collection as a whole, however, vary widely. Many of the letters are informal,...

Anna Wharton Morris family photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-075
Overview Anna Wharton Morris was the youngest daughter of Joseph Wharton, prominent Philadelphia industrialist and philanthropist. She was a birthright member of the Society of Friends, active in prison reform and other social reform movements of her day, and was a profilic writer, primarily of short stories and essays. In 1896, she married Harrison S. Morris, Philadelphia author and arts administrator, and they had one child, Catharine Morris Wright. The photographs in this collection are related to...

Morris family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-131
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence and legal records of the Morris family, and includes the materials of Elliston P. Morris, Martha Morris, and Marriott C. Morris.

Morris family financial records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-018
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the 51 volumes of business and personal financial records of various members of the Morris family. Materials include account books, trustee accounts, and receipt books. Volumes generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.

"Essays in Prose and Verse"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-068
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, "Essays in Prose and Verse," originally written by Samuel Morris. According to the note on the inside cover, the essays and poetry inside were written by Samuel Morris when he was 13, and again later when he was a student at Haverford College in 1843. This volume is a copy of the original, and is copied by Beulah S. Morris, who wrote this copy as a gift for her father, on his 55th birthday, in 1846. The volume is largely composed of poetry, but...

Morris-Shinn-Maier collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1191
Overview This collection spans approximately 200 years, from the late 1700s to the late 1900s, and five generations of the Morris-Shinn-Maier family, which are traced through matrilineal and patrilineal lines. They were prominent Quaker businessmen and lawyers in the Philadelphia area, and a large portion of the collection is dedicated to their legal and business material, as well as a great deal of very detailed financial material. There is also a quantity of personal material, namely diaries and...

Newlin family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-136
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Newlin family. The majority of letters are addressed to Racehl Newlin, written by her brothers Nicholas and William, and her sister Hannah Ann Walter. The letters discuss family news, social calls, and events attended, particularly marriages in the Quaker community.

"Indian Summer of the Heart"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-069
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume annotated manuscript of Daisy Newman's novel, "Indian Summer of the Heart." The volume is the sequel to "I take thee, Serenity" focuses on two entwined love stories. The first story is that of the continuing story of Peter and Serenity Holland, married at the end of the earlier book, as they face the difficult stresses of building two careers while also trying to meet the needs of Ross, their little boy. The other love story is that of Oliver...

Anne North Hinton collection on the North family

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-141
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of three folders of Anne North Hinton's research on the North family genealogy, which was originally housed in a large binder. The collection contains photocopies of letters sent by Ann North Hinton to various archives and their responses, in an effort to discover information about the North family and other families. It also includes notes on her process and which books, archives and repositories were of use. She was especially focused on George North (1711-1816)...

"Growing Up Quaker"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-072
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Katherine Paxson's family history/memoir, entitled, "Growing Up Quaker." The manuscript includes vignettes describing various events in Paxson's life, which she recorded to pass on to her family members. Includes biographical entries for her grandfathers Isaac H. Thompson and Thomas E. Anderson, her grandmothers Anne W. Hutton Thompson and Nancy Almina Anderson, her father, I. Walter Thompson, and her sister Ruth Thompson...