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Westtown Boarding School

 Organization

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

S. Francis Nicholson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-275
Abstract

S. Francis Nicholson was a prominent Quaker investment banker, longtime officer of Provident National Bank, Philadelphia, and active in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, A.F.S.C., and Friends Fiduciary Corporation. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting his career and life with his wife, Evelyn Haworth Nicholson.

Dates: 1900-2005

John F. Rich Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-308
Abstract

This collection contains two photographs of John Frederick Rich. The first photograph is of his graduation from Westtown School in 1920. The second photograph was taken by Fabian Bachrach in a later, unspecified date.

Dates: 1920, undated

Smedley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

Arthur H. and Esther Willits Thomas Correspondence, 1888-1945

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1037
Abstract

A collection of correspondences between Arthur H. Thomas and Esther E. Willits and assorted family and friends of the couple. Topics include daily life, courtship, marriage, illness, and business.

Dates: 1888-1945; Majority of material found within 1891-1899

Vail Family Letter

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-307
Abstract

This collection contains a letter sent to Miriam Loughborough Vail by Martha C. Parker (her mother) and Anna Maria Vail (her younger sister) in 1846. The letter was recieved by Miriam Loughborough Vail when she was a student at Westtown School. The letter describes her mother's hopes that living at Westtown School is satisfactory. Her sister elaborates in the letter by sending her support and love to Miriam.

Dates: 1846

Mary E. Warner commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-062
Abstract

The commonplace books of Mary E. Warner include religious quotes and extracts, notes from friends, notes on mathematical equations, and notes on Quaker leaders.

Dates: 1868