Maris-Pickering Family Papers
Extensive collection of correspondence received by Frank and Anna Pickering Maris of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.
- 1864-1939 and undated
- Maris family (Family)
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.
3 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
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.
- Maris-Pickering Family Papers
- P.C. O'Donnell
- March 2020
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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