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Maris-Pickering Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-330

Content Description

Extensive collection of correspondence received by Frank and Anna Pickering Maris of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.

Dates

  • 1864-1939 and undated

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Standard Federal Copyright Law applies (U.S. Title 17) and is the responsibility of the researcher.

Biographical / Historical

On March 23, 1911, Anna Pickering married Frank Maris under the care of Middletown Monthly Meeting. The wedding took place in the home of her parents, Edward and Rebecca Rowlett Pickering. Frank was a member of Lansdowne Monthly Meeting and owned a crane company in Philadelphia, Maris Bros. Cranes, where cranes were designed and built. Both the Maris and Pickering families trace their roots in the Philadelphia area back to the 17th century.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

The collection consists primarily of correspondence received by Frank Maris and Anna Pickering Maris.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Maris-Pickering Family Papers were donated to Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College in 2020 by Rebecca Maris Warren Searl.

Source

Title
Maris-Pickering Family Papers
Author
P.C. O'Donnell
Date
March 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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