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Joseph Walton 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.

Overview and metadata sections

Joseph Walton (1817-1898) was a graduate of Westtown School and Haverford College (1836). He taught at Westtown School for about ten years, edited the Orthodox Quaker periodical entitled The Friend, and served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. In 1858, he married Lydia Lippincott at Chester Monthly Meeting in Moorestown, New Jersey.

This collection includes notes taken at the Philadelphia Yearly Meetings of 1847, 1848, and 1852. It also includes two letters written by Joseph Walton, one letter each by Joseph Walton, Jr. and Samuel Walton, and poems about verious subjects including "Alma Mater" by H. Hartshorne, 1858.

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

Accession # 4889.

Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed March, 2019.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Alexandra Stern
Finding Aid Date
March, 2019
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Archival Resource Key. Joseph Walton letters, 1847-1899.
Box 57

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