Kite Family papers
Scope and Contents
Primarily consisting of the letters of Kite, Sharpless, and Walton family members who discuss 19th-century Quaker issues such as the Wilburite Separation, attending meeting, slavery, and business. Of particular interest may be the diary of Rebecca Walton, 1842-1844. Also included is a cookbook that belonged to Lydia Kite.
The collection is open for research use.
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Biographical / Historical
Rebecca Walton (1814-1859) was the daughter of Joseph and Abi Kite Walton. A teacher and long-time member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, she transferred her membership and was buried in Friends Western Burial Ground. (Information from Byberry Waltons and obituary notice)
0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Members of the Kite family and others discuss 19th century Quaker issues, family, and attending Meeting.
Other Finding Aids
Original processing information unknown.
- Kite Family papers, 1820-1879
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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