Hamm, Thomas D.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Chapman family correspondence
Collection — othertype: SC-259
Ely-Eastburn family correspondence
Collection — othertype: SC-267
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by members of the Ely and Eastburn family, Quakers of Bucks County, Pa. Much of the correspondence concerns estate matters which was received by Hugh B. Ely as an executor of the estate of Elias Ely. The second group is largely family correspondence received by Mary Anna Ely who married Moses Eastburn in 1845. Most of the letters were written by her sister Francenia (Fanny) before Mary Anna's marriage and are devoted to family matters. The...
Dates: 1825, 1837-1876
Thomas Hamm Collection of Letters
Overview This collection consists of five letters, donated by Thomas Hamm, written by Quakers around the East Coast of the United States: a majority of who are from Pennsylvania. The first letter is addressed to Susannah B. Habers of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807 and is from a child of Habers. The second letter, from James to Thomas Kimber in 1820, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, updates Kimbers about James's infant. In the third letter, Alfred Cope, owner of a prominent Philadelphia shipping...
Dates: 1807-08-15 - 1879-07-20
King family correspondence
Collection — othertype: SC-265
The collection contains correspondence received by members of the King family, Quaker residents of Ceres, McKean County, Pennsylvania. The letters primarily deal with family concerns. One from Mary (King) Swayne, written in 1817, mentions that her husband, Joel Swayne, had contemplated returning to Indian territory but her poor health prevented his leaving. Anna King mentions her students and is distressed by the tensions in the Society of Friends in 1828.
Edwin L. Peirce carbon paper letter book
Collection — othertype: SC-300
Overview This carbon paper letter book was written by Edwin L. Peirce, a convinced Friend and acknowledged minister of Green Street Monthly Meeting. It contains his correspondence with prominent Friends including Rufus P, King, Rebecca Janney and Nathaniel Richardson. Of special interest is the report he made representing a committee of Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting circa 1885-1886 concerning visits to meetings under its care. Also, his comments on Quaker schools, especially Swarthmore College...
Dates: circa 1885-1891
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 3
- Quakers -- United States 3
- Quakers -- Correspondence 2
- Chapman family 1
- Health 1
- King family 1
- Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 1
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
- Medicine 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Society of Friends -- Correspondence 1
- Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae 1
- Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 1
- correspondence 1
- letter books 1
- letters (correspondence) 1 ∧ less