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Caroline Cope Hartshorne letters


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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Caroline Cope Yarnall Hartshorne (1835-1886) was born in 1835. She married Charles Hartshorne on June 8, 1859, and the couple had three children: Mary Weston (b. 1860), Edward Yarnall (b. 1861), and Francis Cope (b. 1868). She died May 28, 1886.

This collection contains four handwritten letters written in 1863 between Caroline Cope Hartshorne and Anna Hartshorne, her mother-in-law. The letters discuss Caroline's choice to convert from Quakerism to Episcopalianism, under the influence of Phillip Brooks.

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

The Caroline Cope Hartshorne letters were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1978 by Tina Jenney, originally the gift of Frances Hartshorne Noble. Accession # 3748.

Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed December, 2018.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Alexandra Stern
Finding Aid Date
December, 2018
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Letter, 1863.
Box 56 Folder 1
Letter, undated.
Box 56 Folder 1
Letter, undated.
Box 56 Folder 1
Letter, undated.
Box 56 Folder 1

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