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Cathy Cary collection

Identifier: HC.MC-950-219

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a copies of "Legacy for Children: the Dying Sayings of Hannah Hill" (1812), "Meeting of Ministers and Elders in London" (1837), "Substance of Midlred Radcliff's Dream" (1840), a letter written by Phebe Pennock to "Friend" (1827), a letter written by William J. Allinson, and a discription of Friends occupying seats in the gallery of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (18--?) .


  • Creation: 1812-1840


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Catherine (Cathy) Brinton Cary was born in Richmond, Indiana, in 1924. Her family moved to Pendle Hill, where her parents served as co-directors. Cary attended Westtown Boarding School and Antioch College, where she studied psychology and occupational therapy. She met her husband, John Richard Cary, at a Quaker Meeting in Baltimore in the early 1950s. They moved to Haverford, Pennsylvania, where her husband taught German at Haverford College. She died in 2016.


0.005 linear ft. (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection contains miscellaneous Quaker materials collected by Cathy Cary.


This collection is arranged in a single folder.


The Cathy Cary collection was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 2003 by Cathy Cary. Accession # 6865.

Processing Information

Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed March, 2019.

Cathy Cary collection, 1812-1840
Alexandra Stern
March, 2019
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