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William P. Dewee 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

William P. Dewees (1825-1901) was born in Ohio in 1825, the son of William Dewees and Debe Hoopes. He married Maria Embree and the couple had six children: Matilda (1852-1938), Joseph (1858-1946), J. Harvey (1865-1918), Isaac T. (1855-1946), Barclay C. (1862-1949), Mary R. (1867-1960). He later married Elizabeth Bedell. He died in 1901 in Linn, Iowa.

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of William P. Dewee and the handwritten manuscripts of essays he wrote for The Friend.


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, 1860.
Box 9 Folder 1
Manuscripts, 1860-1864.
Box 9 Folder 2

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