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Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

Roberts Family Correspondence

Identifier: HC.MC-1336

This collections contains materials belonging to the Roberts Family from 1815-1922. The bulk of this collections consists of correspondence with Elizabeth T. Roberts.

Dates: 1815-1922, undated

Katharine Shepard papers

Identifier: BMC-M81

Katharine Shepard (1905-1986) attended Bryn Mawr College in the late 1920s and early 1930's, and received degrees in Latin, Classical Archaeology, and Greek. She went on to a career in archaeology, and was employed by the National Gallery of Art. The Katharine Shepard Papers contains letters to and from her family and friends, primarily from her many trips abroad, as well as a few family momentos.

Dates: 1906 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1939
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Shoemaker family letters

Identifier: HC.MC-950-205

This collection includes the letters and family papers of the Shoemaker family.

Dates: 1872-1906

Mary King Swayne letters

Identifier: HC.MC-1346

The collection contains handwritten letters from and to Mary King Swayne, the wife of Joel Swayne, a Quaker missionary to the Onondaga Tribe of Upstate New York. The letters cover family life and discussions on religion, including the Hicksite Schism.

Dates: 1807 - 1864

Taylor and Nicholson family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1215
Abstract The Taylor and Nicholson family papers contain the records of these two families from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). William graduated from Harvard in 1903 and afterwards spent considerable time abroad studying architecture. He also served as an officer in the United States Military from 1916 to 1917, and worked in diplomacy after the...
Dates: Bulk, 1869-1944 1810-1999; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1944

Photographs from the E. Raymond Wilson Papers

Identifier: SFHL-PA-067
Abstract E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. This collection of photographs contains family photographs, greeting cards, and newspaper...
Dates: 1930 - 1981

Wistar-Canby family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1343

This collection contains materials that belonged to members of the Wistar and Canby families, prominent families in Pennsylvania and Delaware. It consists mostly of diaries, photographs, and personal papers that belonged to members of the extended Wistar-Canby family. Many of the letters and personal papers have to do with family genaological research pursued by William Marriott Canby Jr. Also included in this collection is a baby shirt and cap worn by William Canby in 1748.

Dates: 1721 - 2005

Wistar Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1262
Abstract This collection contains letters and cards exchanged between various family members, including Elizabeth (Bettina) Vaux Wistar, Mary Emlen Wistar, and Frederic Vaux Wistar. Many of the letters were sent from Europe between 1893 and 1894. There is also an assortment of financial and legal papers. The section “Travel and Sightseeing Materials” is particularly noteworthy. It contains a journal written by Emma F. Wistar in which she recounts her 1866 trip to Niagara Falls, making special note of...
Dates: 1861-1950; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1900

Yarnall family history

Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-009
Scope and Contents

This collection is a handwritten family history of the Yarnall family, compiled by Charles Yarnall. It is loose paper that has been bound at an unknown date.

Dates: undated