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Comfort family


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bacon Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1156

Correspondence, diaries and photographs relating to the 20th- century Quakers Edith Farquhar Bacon and Francis Rogers Bacon, their families, forbears, friends and colleagues.

Dates: 1800-1987

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025

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.

Dates: 1799-1924

Stephen G. Cary collection

Identifier: HC.MC-1320

This collection contains the personal materials of Stephen G. Cary and historical materials collected by Cary about his relatives.

Dates: 1714-2003

Comfort family financial records

Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-004

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the financial records of the Comfort family.

Dates: 1803-1912

Comfort family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typed genealogy of the Comfort family, compiled by Anne H. Cresson in 1902, largely based on a family tree prepared by John S. Comfort. It also includes some short biographical sketches of the families, as well as typed notes from Cresson's work.

Dates: 1902

William Wistar and Connie Comfort materials

Identifier: HC.MC-1348

Collection of letters by Members of the Comfort Family, with most records covering WIlliam Wistar Comfort and William Wistar Comfort II. Topics include William Wistar Comfort's time as president of Haverford College, communications about his books and Quakerism, personal letters of William Wistar Comfort II. Includes a series of letters and small manuscript covering the Comfort Family's time in France during the start of World War One.

Dates: 1773 - 1970

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correspondence 3
Quakers 2
Quakers -- Family relationships 2
Quakers -- History 2
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 2