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Lloyd and Baily family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1219

Scope and Contents

Receipt book of William Brown, 1795-1818; "Manuscript pieces copied for Susan H. Loyd," 1819: poems by a variety of authors; "Memorandum book no. 1," 1818-1828, inscribed by Susan H. Loyd: an introspective diary including some poems; Susan H. Loyd commonplace book and personal reflections, 1822; Sarah Loyd commonplace book and personal reflections, 1826; Susan H. Loyd commonplace book dealing with Daniel, Jane and Sarah Wheeler, 1839; Susan H. Loyd commplace book, 1839; Sarah Loyd commonplace book, 1879; [Susan H. Loyd?] commonplace book, undated; [Susan H. Loyd?] commonplace book, undated


  • Creation: 1795 - 1879


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical / Historical

Susan H. Loyd was a Quaker and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting for the Western District. She died in 1857 "in the 56th year of her age," according to an obituary notice in Friends Review, v. 10, p. 569, 1857.


1 linear ft. (10 volumes)

Language of Materials



Primarily commonplace books of Susan H. Loyd (1802?-1857), there is also a diary of Loyd's (1818-1828) and a book of financial receipts for William Brown, 1795-1818, as well as two commonplace books kept by Sarah Loyd.

Processing Information

Processing history is unknown. Materials reboxed and finding aid revised April 2022 by Hannah Kolzer.


Lloyd and Baily Family Papers, 1795-1879
April 2010
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Revision Statements

  • February 2022: CPeraria- (MLIS Intern) project to remove harmful/biased language from finding aids

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