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Cromwell Family correspondence


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.

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William Cromwell (1800-1872) was the son of James and Charlotte Cromwell. He married Caroline Underhill in 1825. He was a member of the Society of Friends and was active in working toward emancipation and the humane treatment of Native Americans. He was a member of the House of Refuge for Juvenile Delinquents. He was a trustee of the Bowery Savings Bank. Alice Cromwell, his daughter, married Thomas Chase, president of Haverford College.

Alice (Cromwell) Chase (1837-1882), the daughter of William and Caroline (Underhill) Cromwell, was a member of Monthly Meeting of Philadelphia for the Western District. She married Thomas Chase.

This collection is composed of a single folder of the correspondence of the Cromwell family, a 19th century Quaker family, believed to be the in-laws of Thomas Chase.

The Cromwell Family correspondence was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 2012 by Tom Hamm.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
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).

Collection Inventory

Correspondence, 1832-1842.
Box 9 Folder 1

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