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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).

Collection Inventory

Diary, 1881.
Box 1 Folder 1
Scope and Content note

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.

Correspondence 1874-1887, 1908-1909.
Box 1 Folder 2
Scope and Content note

Personal correspondence from various members of the Bacon family.

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