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letters (correspondence)

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Found in 194 Collections and/or Records:

Nathalie Gookin papers

Identifier: A82-39
Abstract Nathalie Gookin was a student at Bryn Mawr from 1916-1920. Her collection consists of daily letters written to her parents and aunt during her time in college, as well as some letters from before she matriculated and some from after she graduated. She was admitted to Bryn Mawr with a $100 Western States Scholarship at the age of sixteen and she was the youngest person in the college. She lived in Rockefeller dorm all four years, majored in English and Latin, and graduated 5th in her class,...
Dates: 1916 - 1920

Lida Lisle Greene papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-085

This collection is comprised of the handwritten correspondence between Thomas Drake and Frances B. Watland concerning Lida Lisle Greene's manuscript of a play about John Woolman, as well as the typed script for the play.

Dates: 1941

Gummere family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-086

This collection is comprised of the correspondence, photographs, and clippings of the Gummere family.

Dates: 1901-1929

John Joseph Gurney manuscript

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-040

The manuscript of John Joseph Gurney includes three parts: "Charlemania Part I," Charlemania Part II," and "An Afternoon at Cambridge and a Morning at Oxford."

According to notes from the curator of Haverford College's Quaker and Special Collections, the manuscript is in the hand of Joseph John Gurney, but is "possibly written in the hand of Anna Gurney, who gave it to Ann Hodgkin, possibly as a wedding present."

Dates: 1830-1833

Haddon-Estaugh-Hopkins papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1001

Letters and documents relating chiefly to John Haddon, Quaker and anchor maker of England, to his purchases of land in New Jersey, and the founding and establishing of Haddonfield, New Jersey by Elizabeth, his daughter, who came to the colony in 1701, "to take up her father's land," and who married John Estaugh, a young Quaker preacher, in 1702.

Dates: 1676-1841

Robert B. Haines, III collection

Identifier: HC.MC-1011

The collection consists almost entirely of autograph letters, signed, mostly addressed to Reuben Haines, 1793-1834, about one-third addressed to him personally, the other two-thirds addressed to him as Corresponding Secretary of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. The writers of the latter were scientists, scholars, and statesmen from all over the world, including John James Audubon, 1785-1851, Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826, Rembrandt Peale, 1778-1860, and many others.

Dates: 1793 - 1834

Hallowell family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-087

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of Edward Needles Hallowell and various family members, as well as a single photograph of Edward N. Hallowell.

Dates: 1858-1869

Thomas Hamm Collection of Letters

Identifier: HC.MC-950-278
Overview This collection consists of five letters, donated by Thomas Hamm, written by Quakers around the East Coast of the United States: a majority of who are from Pennsylvania. The first letter is addressed to Susannah B. Habers of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1807 and is from a child of Habers. The second letter, from James to Thomas Kimber in 1820, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, updates Kimbers about James's infant. In the third letter, Alfred Cope, owner of a prominent Philadelphia shipping...
Dates: 1807-08-15 - 1879-07-20

Cornelia Hancock Correspondence

 Collection — Othertype RG5-308
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-308
Overview Cornelia Hancock (1840-1927) was a Civil War nurse, Reconstruction-era teacher in South Carolina, and, later, Philadelphia social worker. The papers consist primarily of her letters written in the post-Civil War years, 1865-1879, when she was teaching the children of formerly enslaved people in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The collection includes reference material used by the donor, Henrietta Stratton Jaquette, in preparation for her book South after Gettysburg which was based on...
Dates: 1861 - 1937; Majority of material found within 1865-1880

William Hand Scrapbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-024

This collection contains a scrapbook detailing the career of William Hand. Through various photographs, letters, certificates, diplomas, and notes, the book provides a linear narrative of Hand's accomplishments in the field of Science. His inventions have made considerable contributions to the plastic, iron, tungsten, and lead industry throughout the 20th century. The scrapbook concludes by displaying various awards that he won for these accomplishments.

Dates: undated