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Carroll T. Sinclair papers


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

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Carroll Taylor Sinclair (1894-1965) was the son of Thomas Carroll Sinclair (1868-1950) and Bessie Taylor Sinclair (1874-1958). He was married to Geraldine K. Sinclair (1898-1990); they lived in Baltimore, Maryland.

These papers consist of materials collected by Carroll T. Sinclair for a book on Friends' Meetings in Maryland, unfinished because of his death. Included are notebooks of extracts from the minutes of Monthly and Quarterly Meetings (photocopies, with manuscript notes); a notebook containing a photocopy of a book by Levi K. Brown, An Account of the Meetings... within the Limits of Baltimore Yearly Meeting (Philadelphia, 1875); a notebook of photostats of extracts from Quaker books concerning George Fox's travels in Maryland; seven folders of manuscript material and pictures, largely pertaining to the Taylor family, especially Colonel Thomas Taylor, and nine envelopes of photographs of meetinghouses, documents, etc.

The Carroll T. Sinclair papers were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1968 by Geraldine K. Sinclair.

Original finding aid author unknown. Processed January, 2009.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
January, 2009
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Colonel Thomas Taylor biographical material.
Box 1
Colonel Thomas Taylor - Study of references to him in George Fox's journal.
Box 1
The Thomas Taylors of Maryland.
Box 1
A brief history of the Taylor family.
Box 1
Important Friends Meeting Wills + Pictures, 1965.
Box 1
Stoney Run Monthly Meeting notes, 1963.
Box 1
Gunpowder Monthly Meeting history, 1965.
Box 1
Gunpowder Monthly Meeting notes, 1755-1765.
Box 1
Annotated Gunpowder Monthly Meeting photostats of minutes, 1734-1755.
Box 1

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