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family papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Anna C. Betts and Lettie K. Betts Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1029
Overview

Letters from Hicksite Quaker Anna Betts to members of her family. Topics include religion, wedding invitations, and daily life.

Dates: 1898-1903; Majority of material found within 1898-1900

Bowles family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Emma Cadbury Jr. Correspondence, 1893-1923

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1019
Overview

This collection consists primarily of letter between Emma Cadbury Jr. and other members of the Cadbury family and friends. Letters cover the affairs of family and friends, such as marriages, purchases, and general correspondances. Additionally, there are two pocket diaries and meeting programs.

Dates: 1893-1923; Majority of material found within 1900-1923

Comly family Bible

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-003
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of a single Bible from 1599, which has genealogical notes handwritten within the text. It also includes a set of transcribed notes, which lists where each note is, and a transcription as possible for the genealogy.

Dates: 1676-1812

Ecroyd and Starr family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1327
Overview

This collection primarily contains correspondence to Ellie (Eleanor) Starr Ecroyd and Sarah Parvin Starr.

Dates: 1835-1921

Ellis Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-066
Overview

This collection includes letters, deeds, surveyors' maps, wills, accounts, other; mainly the papers of William Cox Ellis (1787-1871) and Charles Ellis (1800-1874), pertaining to administration of family affairs.

Dates: circa 1798-1884

Emlen and Mifflin Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1288
Overview

Materials related to various members of the Emlen and Mifflin families, including Ann Emlen Mifflin and James Emlen, as well as others who are unidentified.

Dates: 1777-1868

Fritz and Karoline Solmitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M94
Overview Fritz Solmitz (1893-1933) was an early and outspoken leader in the opposition to Nazism, an editor of a Social Democratic newspaper in L├╝beck and a member of the City council. Because of his active opposition to the Nazis, and probably because he was a Jew, he died of mistreatment in a German prison shortly after Hitler came to power. Karoline Somitz (1893-1966) was, like her husband, active in civic affairs. Much of the collection contains letters and photographs, some translated from...
Dates: 1929 - 2006

Olivia Stokes Hatch papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M86
Abstract The Olivia Stokes Hatch papers reveal the relief work of women during the early 20th century, as well as family relationships, largely illustrated through extensive family correspondence. Olivia Stokes Hatch (1908-1983) was born in New Haven, CT and attended Bryn Mawr College from 1925 to 1930. Prior to her marriage she was very active with the American Red Cross and American Conferences of Social Work. In 1939, Olivia Phelps Stokes married John Davis Hatch, Jr. an art collector, consultant,...
Dates: 1859 - 1993