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Alice Ford research notes for the biography of Edward Hicks

 Collection — othertype: SC-040
Identifier: SFHL-SC-040


This collection contains the research notes made by Alice Ford for her book, Edward Hicks Painter of the Peaceable Kingdom. These notes include genealogical information on the Hicks family and on several of his correspondents. Also included are typescripts of letters of Edward Hicks and his family. Among the correspondents are Emmor Kimber, John Comly, Elias Hicks, Benjamin and Richard Price, Elias Hicks, and Thomas McClintock. Topics include family news, issues of Quaker Spirituality, and the 1827 Hicksite separation in the Society of Friends.


  • Creation: c. 1952


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Alice Ford is an authority on American folk art. She wrote a biography of the Quaker artist, Edward Hicks, and published it in 1952.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (11 folders.))

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Ownership and Custodial History

This collection draws on the Hannah Hicks Lee Collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Alice Ford. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1987.

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