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Mary Howell Swett papers


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Mary Howell Swett (1739-1821) was born circa 1739 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Jacob Howell. Swett was a minister, and lived at Haddonfield, New Jersey. In 1762, she married Benjamin Swett. From 1797 to 1801, Swett accompanied Charity Cook on her religious visit to Europe. Mary Swett died in 1821.

This collection is comprised of the papers of Mary Howell Swett, which include lists of places she visited and one volume of financial information.

See item notes.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
December, 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Scope and Content note

This series includes lists of places Swett visited on a religious visit in England, and meetings she visited.

List of meetings in England, 1797-1799.
Box 1
Places visited, 1797-1800.
Box 1
Places visited, 1800-1801.
Box 1
Places visited, 1801.
Box 1

Financial Record, 1799-1820.
Box 1

Scope and Content note

Certificates of removal from Haddonfield monthly meeting.

Certificate of removal, 1808.
Box 1
Certificate of removal, 1811.
Box 1

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