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Elizabeth F. Haines papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-051
Identifier: SFHL-SC-051


This collection contains the papers of Elizabeth French Haines, relating to Kimberton Boarding School. Included are her piecebook and copybook, letters she wrote to her father and brother while at school, a Kimberton catalogue, and letters written by Emmor Kimber to the Haines family. Also included are letters from Elizabeth to her aunt describing her work as a school teacher, letters from Kimberton friends, a family deed, and a daguerretype of Elizabeth Haines later in her life.


  • Creation: 1838-1872


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This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth French Haines was the daughter of Stokes Haines of Burlington Co., N.J. She attended Kimberton Boarding School in Chester Co., Pennsylvania, from 1841 to 1843. In 1852 she married Albert Allen. She died in 1864.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (8 folders.))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Allen T. and Esther E. Baldwin. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1962.

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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