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Cathy Cary collection


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

Catherine (Cathy) Brinton Cary was born in Richmond, Indiana, in 1924. Her family moved to Pendle Hill, where her parents served as co-directors. Cary attended Westtown Boarding School and Antioch College, where she studied psychology and occupational therapy. She met her husband, John Richard Cary, at a Quaker Meeting in Baltimore in the early 1950s. They moved to Haverford, Pennsylvania, where her husband taught German at Haverford College. She died in 2016.

This collection contains a copies of "Legacy for Children: the Dying Sayings of Hannah Hill" (1812), "Meeting of Ministers and Elders in London" (1837), "Substance of Midlred Radcliff's Dream" (1840), a letter written by Phebe Pennock to "Friend" (1827), a letter written by William J. Allinson, and a discription of Friends occupying seats in the gallery of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (18--?) .

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

The Cathy Cary collection was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 2003 by Cathy Cary. Accession # 6865.

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

Cathy Cary papers, 1812-1840.
Box 57

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