Ecroyd and Starr family correspondence
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Overview and metadata sections
Eleanor Starr Ecroyd (1842-1923) lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her husband Richard (1840-1913). They were part of Pennsdale and Muncy Monthly Meeting. They had five children - Elizabeth (Lizzie), Annie, Margery, Sarah, and Frances.
Sarah Parvin Starr was Eleanor's mother, Sarah was married to William Starr.
This collection primarily contains correspondence to Ellie (Eleanor) Starr Ecroyd and Sarah Parvin Starr. in particular it has letters from Ellie's daugher Lizzie, written while she was at Westtown School, and letters betweeen Richard and Ellie.
This collection has two series, one for correspondence to Ellie (Eleanor) Starr Ecroyd, and one for correspondence to Sarah Parvin Starr.
Gift of John McKinstry, December 2019.
Processed by Linda Stanley and Mary Crauderueff, May 2022
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Linda Stanley and Mary Crauderueff
- Finding Aid Date
- May, 2022
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)