Bacon 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
This collection is comprised of a single volume diary (1881), as well as correspondence from various members of the Bacon family (1874-1887, 1908-1909).
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Kara Flynn
- Finding Aid Date
- January, 2016
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Small single volume "Excelsior" diary of William H. Bacon, for the year 1881. The diary includes printed information including "astronomical calculations," "Interest Tables," and tables of information about wages, postage, retail prices, and the populations of various U.S. cities. Diary entries inclue descriptions of family news, and social calls.
Personal correspondence from various members of the Bacon family.