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Maria Fox family correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-041
Identifier: SFHL-SC-041


This collection primarily includes letters written by Maria Fox to her parents in Philadelphia while she was a student at Wilmington Boarding School. Also included are two letters from Maria's sister, Sarah Ann. The correspondence gives an account of the daily experiences of a student at Wilmington Boarding School. One letter briefly mentions a talk given at the school by the Quaker minister, Emmor Kimber.


  • Creation: 1809-1825


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Maria Fox and her sister, Sarah Ann Fox, were the daughters of Michael and Margaret Fox of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Charles F. Jenkins. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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