William Baxter family photographs
Scope and Contents
This collection contains Baxter family pictures, in the form of albums and loose photographs.
- 1840 - 1942
- Baxter family (Family)
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
This collection is available for research use.
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Biographical / Historical
William Baxter (1824-1886) was a Quaker Philadelphia-area wool merchant who later settled in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, and was active in social reform, particularly in the temperance movement.
He was born in Yorkshire, England, in 1824, the son of John and Mary Baxter. He married first Mary Wickett in 1847. She and her infant son died shortly after the family emigrated to Philadelphia. William Baxter married second Mary Ellen Barker in 1856 at Whitewater Monthly Meeting in Wayne County, Indiana. She had attended Westtown Boarding School in Pennsylvania. Their daughter, Lucy V. Baxter, married Percival Brooks Coffin.
1.28 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
William Baxter (1824-1886) was a Philadelphia Quaker wool merchant who later settled in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana. He was active in social reform, particularly in the temperance movement. This collection contains Baxter family pictures, in the form of albums and loose photographs.
This collection was removed from RG5/011: William Baxter family papers.
Cased images were removed to PA 107/FHL Cased photographs
- Zoe Peyton Jones
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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