Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.
Overview The papers of Latin scholar and professor of Latin at Haverford College, Dean Putnam Lockwood, primarily include textual materials on topics relating to Greek literature and the history of Haverford College, but also a collection of his art and artifacts.
Dates: 1899 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1960
Overview The papers of James P. Magill (b. 1885), a Quaker investment banker and philanthropist, dedicated to his alma mater, Haverford College, and with a great interest in the arts in the Philadelphia area. His circle of acquaintances included respected archaeologists, authors, and artists.
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...