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Richard Tangye scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-014

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Richard Tangye, which includes reports from Quarterly Meetings, copies of letters and documents concerning marriages, and articles written by George Fox.

Dates

  • Undated.

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Richard Tangye (1833-1906) was born into a Quaker family in Coombe Ridge, Surrey, England, but was himself not a member of the Society of Friends. His parents were Joseph Tangye and Ann Bullock. He attended the Quaker Sidcot School in Somerset, England. He married Caroline Jesper in 1859, and the couple had six children: Mabel Louise (b. 1864), Harold Lincoln (b. 1866), Arthur Llewellyn (b. 1868), Elsie Gertrude (b. 1870), Richard Trevithick Gilbertstone (1875), and Wilfred Noel (1877). In addition to being an engineer, Tangye was interested in collecting history, particularly Cromwelliana. Tangye died in England in 1906.

Extent

0.13 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

This scrapbook is comprised of reports from Quarterly Meetings, copies of letters and documents concerning marriages, and articles written by George Fox.

Acquisition

The Richard Tangye scrapbook was purchased by Special Collections, Haverford College in 1963.

Related Materials

HC.MC.861 British Friends' letters

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Title
Richard Tangye scrapbook, undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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