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Bettle Family materials


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

The Bettles were prominent 19th century Quaker merchants in Philadelphia. Samuel Bettle, Sr., was Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at the time of the Separation in 1827. His son, Samuel Bettle, Jr., was also a Quaker minister.

This collection contains letters written to Samuel Bettle and "Mrs. Bettle," whose first name is not included within the collection. The letters are written by a variety of friends of the Bettles.

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

The Bettle Family materials were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1992 by Susan Stuard.

Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed April, 2019.


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

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Bettle family materials, 1825-1846.
Box 58

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