Elizabeth R. Lippincott (Elizabeth Roberts) Family Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains chiefly genealogical and card files relating to the Lippincott, Shinn, Thorne, and related Quaker families of Moorestown and elsewhere, together with correspondence, journals, and essays, and collected materials relating to Quaker history, particularly various Friends Meetings and Moorestown Friends School.
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Elizabeth Roberts Lippincott (1888-1979) was a Quaker genealogist from Moorestown, N.J.
2 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Elizabeth Roberts Lippincott (1888-1979) was a Quaker genealogist from Moorestown, New Jersey. The collection contains chiefly genealogical and card files relating to the Lippincott, Shinn, Thorne, and related Quaker families of Moorestown and elsewhere, together with correspondence, journals, and essays, and collected materials relating to Quaker history, particularly various Friends Meetings and Moorestown Friends School.
The collection is divided into six series:
- Biographical and genealogical (primarily card files)
- Financial papers
- Reference material
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donor: Elizabeth R. Lippincott and her estate, 1961-1980 Later accrual: accession 2023.022, removed from a Moorestown Historical Society donation of Greenleaf Boarding Home records.
Pictures of Quaker meeting houses, originally part of the collection, have been removed added to FHL Meeting House Pictured Collection.
Pictures of Friends Meeting, originally processed as part of Series 6 (Reference material), were transferred to FHL picture collection in 1974. Autograph albums, copybooks, exercise book, account and bank books that were originally catalogued as a Small Collection were added to this Record Group 5 collection in 1974. along with some Miscellaneous Manuscripts from the same donor.
- Lippincott family -- Genealogy
- Moorestown (N.J.) -- Genealogy
- New Jersey -- Genealogy
- Quaker women -- New Jersey
- Quakers -- Education
- Quakers -- New Jersey
- Schools -- New Jersey
- Schools -- New Jersey
- Schools -- New Jersey -- Moorestown
- Shinn family -- Genealogy
- Society of Friends -- New Jersey
- Thorne family -- Genealogy
- albums (books)
- genealogies (histories)
- Elizabeth R. Lippincott (Elizabeth Roberts), 1888-1979 (Person)
- Moorestown Friends School (Moorestown, N.J.) (Contributor, Organization)
- An Inventory of the Elizabeth R. Lippincott Family Papers, 1793-1979
- FHL staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries
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