Roberts, Charles, 1846-1902
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of one book of Board of Managers minutes from the Friends Institute. It includes the organizations' by-laws, minutes from the beginning of the organization, as well as an attendance record in the back.
Overview The smaller autograph albums contain signatures of Haverford College students. In the 1860-1862 autograph album, most signatures are accompanied with respective hometowns and the date of the signature; one signature includes a quote. In the 1860-1864 album, there are pictures for most signatories, but few hometown entries; one signature includes a quote. The larger 1860 autograph album is comprised of miscellaneous historical documents dating from the early-to-mid 19th century. Includes...
Overview Charles Roberts, a graduate of Haverford College in 1864, collected autographs, ranging from a set of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, letters of the Presidents of the United States, letters of foreign royalty, abolitionists, distinguished American and foreign authors and composers, scientists, educators and businesspeople. The letters date from ca. 1400 to the present; many are accompanied by fine prints and photographs. When Roberts' widow, Lucy B. Roberts, gave the...
Dates: ca. 1400 - 2003
Overview This collection consists of unpublished books and papers compiled by Charles and Lucy Roberts on the descendants of Robert Cadwalader of Wales and his children who came to America, settled in Gwynedd Township, and took the surname Roberts. After the death of Charles Roberts in 1902, his widow, Lucy Roberts, hired Gilbert Cope to continue the compilation and put it in useful order with the intention of publication. Cope had family group sheets bound into two large volumes, which he called...
- autographs (manuscripts) 2
- Authors 1
- Autographs -- Collections 1
- Collectors and Collecting 1
- Generals 1
- Group reading 1
- Haverford (Pa.) 1
- Literature -- Study and teaching 1
- Manuscripts -- Collectors and Collecting 1
- Politicians 1
- Quakers -- Genealogy 1
- Quakers -- History 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
- Scientists 1
- Society of Friends -- History 1
- United States -- History 1
- autograph albums 1
- genealogies (histories) 1
- letters (correspondence) 1 ∧ less