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James Bean 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

James Bean, the eldest child of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, was born on June 11, 1822, in Alton, New Hampshire. He had four siblings. He died on October 3, 1915, in San Jose, California.

This collection is comprised of two folders of the correspondence and notes of James Bean.


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

Correspondence, 1909-1911.
Box 5 Folder 1
Scope and Content note

Typed correspondence between James Bean and Rayner Kelsey.

Notes, Undated.
Box 5 Folder 2
Scope and Content note

Typed notes concerning statistics of Iowa Yearly Meeting, photocopies of handwritten notes, and typed notes concerning the establishment of San Jose Monthly Meeting.

Print, Suggest