Roberts 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
Elizabeth T. Roberts lived in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
This collections contains materials belonging to the Roberts Family from 1815-1922. The bulk of this collections consistes of correspondence to or from Elizabeth T. Roberts, mostly personal messages with family and friends. John and Sue Roberts, Elizabeth's siblings, also appear often in the collection.
The series is divided into two series, correspondence and noncorrespondence.
Gift of Thomas Hamm, 2022
Processed by Maria Reyes Pacheco and Maggie McCarthy; completed 2023
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Maria Reyes Pacheco and Maggie McCarthy
- Finding Aid Date
- February, 2022
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)
Letter from "E.R" to John Robert's discussing his father's declining conditions. Mentions Betsy Jones as well.
Contains correspondance such as wedding invitations written to John Roberts, Miss Sue Roberts, and Mrs Saul J. Roberts, receipt of dues paid by Elizabeth Roberts, a letter regarding exchanging stocks, letters to ? signed "thy Bro Roberts",
Letters from "E.R." to John Roberts and Harriett (appears to be two different Johns- some addressed to "my children" and the other "grandson")
Letter from John to his sister
Letters from Elizabeth Roberts to her mother, Mrs. "Samuel J. Roberts", her aunt, Mrs. "Thomas R. Matthews" or her sister, "Susan (Sue) A. Roberts," and her brother, Mr. John Roberts. All of them are form Elizabeth's time in Tacoma, Washington with her cousin.
Letter from Elizabeth's mother while she is away on vacation with her aunt. Correspondence goes into detail of the family's changing circumstances as Elizabeth's brother considers a job in Baltimore.
Contains correspondences written to and from John Roberts, Elizabeth Roberts and Harriet Roberts and a last will and testament from Elizabeth Roberts dated 18??. Other mentioned names include Sue, Elizabeth Hacker, Helen, Esther Stokes (her death), Elizabeth D. Kirk, Emma
Contains notes from a Sunday service. Letters from May A. Loverling (?), Alice Thomas, John Roberts written to Elizabeth. Includes request from Register of Wills.
Letters from Charles T. Rhoades, John Roberts, Rachel Ashbridge, Alice Thomas, Sarah (?) to Elizabeth Roberts
Letter from Isabelle Sinclair and Juliet to Elizabeth Roberts.
Letters from Juliet, Herbert White, Isabella Sinclair, (?) E. Mason to Elizabeth Roberts
University of Pennsylvania Marticulation Card for Elizabeth Taylor Roberts and letter from Dorothy, Rachel Haines Bacon, Margaret Adams, Anna, and Julia A. F. (?) to Elizabeth Roberts
The College Club of Philadelphia card for Elizabeth Roberts. Letter from John Baltz, Betsy, Julia, and others to Elizabeth Roberts.
Letters from Bee to Sue and Elizabeth. Letters from Sue, S. Robinson, Jack, John, and others to Elizabeth Roberts
Letters to Elizabeth Roberts from Guanajuato Reduction and Mine Company, assorted family members, her cousin, Francis R. Taylor, Margaret P. Masters, Helen M. Sebley, Jo, Sue, C. L. Huston, and Bee. Attendance card for Barnard College to Elizabeth.
Letters from Bessie Hayward, Grace, Eleanor, Bee, Sue, Mary Wilson, C. L. Huston, Phebe T. Roberts, Francis R. Taylor and others to Elizabeth Roberts.
Letters to Elizabeth Roberts from Phyllis Hetcher, Roth Certificate Elevator Safety Company, Sarah, and Joanna. Letter to a "Miss Taylor" from Annie M. Allan
Letters to Elizabeth Roberts from Eric Yarnall, Helen Zebley, Bee, Margary Janney, Elizabeth K. Brown., C. L. Huston, Caroline, Elizabeth H. Brewer, Mary Downing Brown, Anna J. Howell, Sue, and others Emergency Work for Service Friends form.
Letter to Elizabeth Roberts.
Letters to Elizabeth T. Roberts from Elizabeth K. and a letter to John and Harriett Roberts.
Contains a draft of Jane Roberts' will, receipts to Elizabeth Roberts, 1899 Receipt of?, Life Insurance Statement, reciept to S.T. Roberts, receipts to E.T. Roberts, receipt to S.A. Roberts
National Federation of Musical Clubs in Philadelphia Program, Five Souls (song) by W,N. Ewer (talks about Conscientous objector), Subscription reciept of Phoebe T. Roberts and Elizabeth T. Roberts to periodicals, some recipe of colors?, Life insurance of Thomas R. Matthews, PA Railroad Schedule from 1900, newspaper clippings, Germantown Friends School Commencement Program from 1913, notes on a book, Haverford Conference on "A Forward Movement for Friends", Agenda from Clair H. Miller, Constitution of the Beaver Creek Country Club of Downington, PA