Edward Bettle papers
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Overview and metadata sections
Edward Bettle (1841-1912) was a member of the Board of Managers of Haverford College, a Trustee of Bryn Mawr College, and an overseer of the Penn Charter School. He was also interested in a number of other educational and philanthropic enterprises.
(Information from The American Friend, v. 19, 1912, p. 254
This collection contains papers of the Bettle family, primarily Edward and Jane Temple Bettle. This includes three of Jane's diaries as well as speeches and essays by Edward. Of note, the collection also includes a letter from Samuel Bettle about the 1827-1878 Separation of the Religious Society of Friends in Ohio, accounts of religious experiences, testimony for Elizabeth Fry, a fragment of a copybook containing letters and sermons by William Penn, Sophie Hume, and Samuel Fothergill, among others. It also contains information about the William Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See series lists for more complete inventory.
The Edward Bettle papers were donated to Special Collections, HAverford College in November, 1958 by Samuel Settle, 1874-1953, through his daughters.
Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed February, 2016.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Mary A. Crauderueff
- Finding Aid Date
- February, 2016
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).