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Sadie Sharpless Green family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-048
Identifier: SFHL-SC-048


This collection includes the commonplace book of Sarah Sharpless Green, the writing book of her sister Amy Sharpless, and the copy book of her daughter Sadie Sharpless Green. In her journals are personal notes, poetry, newspaper clippings, and manuscript copies of spiritual writings. The most substantial of these is the account of the life of Quaker minister Ruth Anna Lindley.


  • Creation: 1825-1912


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This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Sarah Sharpless was born a Quaker in 1819, the daughter of Samuel and Ruth Iddings Sharpless. She married William Lamborn Green in 1844. Their daughter Sadie, a graduate of Swarthmore College, married Jonathan Pierce in 1886. Sarah Sharpless died in 1915.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (4 folders.))

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Dorothy Cooper. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1988.

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
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