Elizabeth Shinn Haines Papers
Scope and Contents
Contains diaries (1850-1881) and commonplace books (1836-1882) of Elizabeth Shinn Haines, a Philadelphia Quaker housewife.
- Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 (Person)
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Rights Information
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Biographical / Historical
Elizabeth Shinn Haines was born December 12th, 1823, the first-born of eight children of Earl and Sarah (Comfort) Shinn of Philadelphia. Her younger sister, Lydia Comfort Shinn, married Richard Cadbury, who was active in the anti-slavery movement. Her youngest brother, Earl Shinn, was a prominent art critic and historian. Elizabeth Shinn married Henry Haines (1819-1905), son of Job and Phoebe Haines, on October 1st, 1845, under the care of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), and they had one surviving child, Henry Haines. Elizabeth Haines died in 1883.
1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Elizabeth Shinn Haines (1823-1883) was a Philadelphia Orthodox Quaker. She married Henry Haines in 1845. The collection contains diaries, commonplace books, and albums.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donor: Unknown, prior to 1967
Bound diaries, albums, and piece books were organized, put in document boxes, and placed in RG 5 before 1967.
- An Inventory of the Elizabeth Shinn Haines Papers, 1836-1882
- FHL staff
- Before 1967
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- Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries
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