Thomas Scantlebury diaries
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of the 13 handwritten diary volumes of Thomas Scantlebury. Entries describe Scantlebury's life in Bristol, England, particularly meetings attended, visits among Friends, business related news, and social calls. Also included is a single folder of related materials.
- Scantlebury, Thomas (Person)
The collection is open for research use.
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Thomas Scantlebury (1747-1821) was born in East Cornwall, England, circa 1747, the son of John and Joanna Scantlebury. Scantlebury was a looking-glass manufacturer and cabinet maker. Scantlebury was married to Sarah Barlow, and the couple had five children: John Barlow Scantlebury (b. 1788), Joseph Scantlebury (b. 1791), Joanna Scantlebury (b. 1793), Elizabeth Scantlebury (b. 1796), and Samuel Scantlebury (b. 1800). Scantlebury died in Scheffield, England, on August 14, 1821.
0.33 Linear Feet (13 volumes, 4 foldered, 5 total folders)
Thomas Scantlebury's diaries describe his life in Bristol, England, particularly meetings attended, visits among Friends, business related news, and social calls.
The Thomas Scantlebury diaries were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1990 by Rosalie Kinkead.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
- Thomas Scantlebury diaries, 1773-1818
- Kara Flynn
- August, 2015
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
Find It at the Library
Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting reproductions from Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections Library
370 Lancaster Ave
Haverford PA 19041 USA US