T. Chalkley Matlack notebooks
Scope and Contents
Histories, photographs, and other data written and gathered by T. Chalkley Matlack on "Friends Meeting Houses, and the Boarding Homes, Schools, and Burial Grounds associated with them," located in various sections of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, Long Island, New York City, and other scattered localities; also his biographical sketches of prominent ministers and Friends, associated with American Friends meetings.
Twenty-one notebooks compiled by Matlack containing historical sketches and photographs of Friends Meeting Houses. Volume 18 is on prominent Quakers associated with Meetings in America (includes portraits). Volumes 20 and 21 are primarily photograph albums. Volumes are individually indexed and there is a separate, all name index [typed booklet] to volumes 1-19.
- circa 1930s
The collection is open for research use.
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Biographical / Historical
T. Chalkley Matlack (1858-1945) was a genealogist, artist, and photographer. He taught at Friends Central School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1938, he published "Brief historical sketches concerning Friends Meetings of the past and present ... "
1.0 Linear Feet (1 box, 2 volumes)
Histories and some photographs of Quaker Meetings and Meetinghouses located primarily in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, New Jersey, and Maryland prepared by T. Chalkely Matlack.
Original arrangement from creator preserved. Notebooks organized by geographic location.
The T. Chalkley Matlack notebooks were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1934, 1943, and 1944 by T. Chalkley Matlack.
Original processing information unknown. Collection reboxed and finding aid updated September 2022 by Erick Iraheta.
- Matlack, T. Chalkley (Thomas Chalkley), 1858-1945
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library
- Quaker church buildings -- Delaware
- Quaker church buildings -- Maryland
- Quaker church buildings -- New Jersey
- Quaker church buildings -- New York (State) -- New York
- Quaker church buildings -- Pennsylvania
- T. Chalkley Matlack notebooks, 1930-1940
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- September 2022: Reboxed and finding aid updated
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