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Parrish family


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-120
Overview This small collection of Quaker family papers appears to have been collected and preserved by Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) and her daughter, Elizabeth P. Frazier (b. 1902). They include family genealogy, some correspondence, manuscript writings, financial papers, two wills, and reference material. The Pearsall side and its allied families, especially Parrish, were Quakers of long standing. Prior to 1800 the Pearsalls were a New York family, but after that they intermarried with...
Dates: 1769-1914 (bulk 1807-1848)

Alfred Parrish family papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-342

Business letter books, estate papers, and personal correspondence of Alfred Parrish (1848-1921). He and his brother Dillwyn Parrish were involved with tramway (trolley) development internationally. A birthright Quaker from Philadelphia, Alfred Parrish left the United States in 1879 and spent the remainder of his life in Europe, mostly England and Italy. His daughter, Gladys Parrish Huntington, was a well-known novelist.

Dates: 1851 - 1957

Parrish Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-229
Overview Collection contains papers of the Parrish family, a prominent Philadelphia Quaker family. Includes correspondence, writings, and other papers of Edward Parrish, first president of Swarthmore College. Also of special interest is the correspondence of Dillwyn Parrish and his aunt and uncle, William and Deborah Parrish Wright; the letters of the Wrights in 1835 and 1836 give information about abolition and anti-slavery efforts in Lancaster County. A scrapbook assembled by Clemmons Parrish...
Dates: 1780-1966

Parrish family papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-184
Identifier: SFHL-SC-184
Abstract Collection of family papers includes letters received by Abraham Scott, 1700-1704, a volume containing copies of letters written by George Dillwyn in relation to his wife's inheritance of part of the estate of Richard Hill, Hannah Moore, and Henry Hill, including a house in Madeira, 1799-1816, and an almanac with notations by Captain John Hollitt. Of particular interest is John Parrish's diary of his journey in the ministry from Philadelphia to Virginia in 1782. Also included are copies of...
Dates: 1662-1873

Parrish family photographs

 Collection — Othertype PA-120
Identifier: SFHL-PA-120

The Parrish family were prominent Philadelphia Quakers with close ties to Swarthmore College (Edward Parrish was the first president of the College). This collection contains portraits of various members of the Parrish family. The portraits are primarily card photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1900

Additional filters:

Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
Novelists, English 1
Quaker businesspeople 1