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Strawbridge Family 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

Beulah Morris (1811-1892), daughter of Isaac Wistar Morris (1770-1831) and Sarah Paschall (1772-1842), was married to Jeremiah Hacker (1799-1866).

Letters, journals, accounts of deceased Friends, genealogical records, Yearly Meeting Epistles, and other items. Bulk of material concerns members of the Morris and Hacker families. Of special interest are the following: will of Deborah Morris, 1793; an account book for Beulah Morris Hacker, 1830, listing expenses incurred in assembling her trousseau and her diary of a journey to Niagara in 1828; a letter to Beulah Morris Hacker from her sister, 7mo. 15, 1841, describing an early train ride; diary and letter of Jeremiah Hacker, telling of journeys in the ministry; and a letter from Paschall Hacker to his father, 9mo. 18, 1861, describing Civil War activity in Philadelphia. Letter writers also include Moses Brown, Stephen Grellet, and Anthony S. Morris.

Original finding aid author unknown. Processed February, 2007.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
February, 2007
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Moses Brown.
Box 1
General conduct.
Box 1
Stephen Grellet.
Box 1
Beulah M. Hacker.
Box 1
Jeremiah Hacker.
Box 1
Jeremiah Hacker and William Evans.
Box 1
Paschall Hacker.
Box 1
London Yearly Meeting.
Box 1
Anthony B. Morris.
Box 1
Catherine W., Isaac W., and Israel W. Morris.
Box 1
Deborah Morris.
Box 1
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting.
Box 1
Ruth Starbuck Wentworth.
Box 1
Rebecca Wistar.
Box 1
Various photograph albums.
Box 1
Single photograph album.
Scope and Contents

Too large for folder; outside of box

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