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Hannah Milhous Vernon 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


This collection is comprised of the papers of Hannah Milhous Vernon, and includes two unbound commonplace books, the loose pages of Vernon's diaries, and a single unbound volume of meeting minutes for the Damorris Monthly Meeting of Women Friends.

The Hannah Milhous Vernon papers were donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 2007 by Alden Winn.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
March 2016
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Commonplace books, 1855-1881. 1 folders.
Box 37 Folder 1
Scope and Content note

Pages from two unbound commonplace books. Both volume include copied poems. In one volume, poems are signed by various friends, including: Lydia Hall, Lydia Crew, Hannah Mitchell, Sallie Bonsall, Sallie Cook, and Anna French. In addition to the signatures, many contributors included the location: Salem, Ohio.

Physical Description

1 folders

Diaries, 1872-1877. 1 folders.
Box 37 Folder 2
Scope and Content note

Loose handwritten pages of diary entries.

Physical Description

1 folders

Meeting Minutes, 1887-1889. 1 folders.
Box 37 Folder 3
Scope and Content note

Handwritten minutes of the Damorris Monthly Meeting of Women Friends.

Physical Description

1 folders

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