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Francis Bacon diaries

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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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Francis Bacon (ca. 1812/1813-1870) was born into a Quaker family in 1812, the son of George Bacon and Naomi Tyler. He married Hannah Allen and the couple had one son, Samuel Allen Bacon (1848-1908).

This collection is comprised of the two original, handwritten diaries of Francis Bacon, kept during the years 1841-1843, and 1858-1862. Entries describe Bacon's daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

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Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.

Publisher
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
July, 2015
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. Vol. 1, 1841-1843.
Volume 1
Archival Resource Key. Vol. 2, 1858-1862.
Volume 2

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