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Howard 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

Sarah P. Howard was born in 1773. She was a member of the Philadelphia Monthly Meeting. She died November 18, 1848, in Philadelphia.

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of the Howard family, as well as a printed genealogy of the Howard family.

The Howard family papers were purchased by Special Collections, Haverford College in 1976 from Timothy Bakken.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed February, 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, 1838.
Box 21 Folder 1
Scope and Content note

Handwritten correspondence between Sarah P. Howard and her daughter Eliza, concerning her studies of philosophy, French, painting and botany. Also included are a typed translation of a letter from J.W. Goethe., as well as a typed letter to Henry J. Cadbury from D. Howard.

Genealogy, Undated.
Box 21 Folder 2
Scope and Content note

Printed "Pedigree of Howard."

Print, Suggest