Esther Fisher Wistar diary
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of the single handwritten diary of Esther Fisher Wistar. Entries focus on family news, social calls, religious reflection, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and discussions of aging and death.
- Wistar, Esther Fisher Smith (Person)
The collection is open for research use.
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Esther Fisher Wistar (1818-1900) was born on September 26, 1818, the daughter of Hannah Logan Fisher and James Smith. Wistar was born a Quaker, and her mother, Hannah Logan Fisher, was a minister of Arch Street Meeting. On December 13, 1838, Wistar married Dr. Mifflin Wistar. Wistar died on April 12, 1900, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
0.06 Linear Feet (1 volume)
Esther Fisher Wistar's diary entries focus on family news, social calls, religious reflection, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and discussions of aging and death.
The Esther Fisher Wistar diary was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 2014 by David M. Morris, and released by Christian Higgins, Independence National Historical park.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
- Esther Fisher Wistar diary, 1866-1892
- Kara Flynn
- August, 2015
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