Webb and Price family papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains photos (albumen, tintype, cyanotype, and daguerreotype images) as well as genealogical information on the Webb and Price families. Photographs include images of Thomas and Rachel Ann Levering, Margaret Lightfoot, James M. Price, Rebecca Sinclair Turner, Swarthmore Preparatory School, a preparatory department of Swarthmore College which was abolished in 1893, and others. Many of the photographs are of unidentified individuals. There is also a typed genealogical history of Philip and Rachel Price compiled by their grandson, James Martin Price, and a highly inscribed copy of Robert Barclay's An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, London: T. Sowle, 1703, with numerous indications of births in the Price family.
- Webb family (Author, Family)
The collection is open for research use.
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Philip Price (1764-1837) married Rachel Kirk (1763-1847) in 1784. They had 11 children (six daughters and five sons). The family were members of Birmingham Monthly Meeting (Pennsylvania). From 1818 to 1830, they served as superintendent and matron at Westtown Boarding School. With their daughter Hannah, the couple founded Price’s Boarding School in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1830.
0.22 Linear Feet
The collection contains photos and genealogical information on the Webb and Price families.
The Webb and Price family papers were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1998 by Philip Price through George Thomas. Accession # 6295.
Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed March, 2016.
- Webb and Price family papers, 1703-1961
- Mary A. Crauderueff
- March, 2016
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