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Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries


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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Elizabeth Reeve Evans (1830-1906) was born on July 4, 1830, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to William and Elizabeth Evans, both Quakers. Elizabeth never married, and lived with her sister, Hannah Evans, until her death in 1906, at the age of 76.

This collection is comprised of seven volumes of the handwritten diaries of Elizabeth Reeve Evans. Diary entries describe social calls, the health of family and friends, the weather, Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

The Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1952 by Susanna Smedley.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.

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

Vol. 1, 1882.
Volume 1
Vol. 2, 1885.
Volume 2
Vol. 3, 1894.
Volume 3
Vol. 4, 1896.
Volume 4
Vol. 5, 1897.
Volume 5
Vol. 6, 1898.
Volume 6
Vol. 7, 1899.
Volume 7

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