Edith K. Bushong family papers
These papers include the journal of Edith Bushong from 1856 to 1858, detailing the life of the wife of a 19th century Quaker farmer. The papers also include essays and a copy book of Abraham Rakestraw, recording his editorial letters to newspapers under various pseudonyms.
- Bushong, Edith K., 1836-1914 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Edith K. Bushong was a Hicksite Quaker who was born in 1836, the daughter of Elwood and Elizabeth Paxson. She married Gilbert Bushong in 1855 and died in 1914. Abraham Rakestraw was her half-brother by marriage.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (3 folders.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Book Haven, Lancaster, PA. Method of acquisition--Purchased from; Date of acquisition--1988.
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