Mordecai Matlack diaries
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Overview and metadata sections
Mordecai Matlack (1808-1896) was a Quaker farmer in the vicinity of Byberry Township, just outside of Philadelphia.
This collection includes three volumes of the diaries of Mordecai Matlack. The first volume is an unbound diary, but the other two diaries in the collection are bound. The majority of entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls, and daily farm work.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Kara Flynn
- Finding Aid Date
- August, 2015
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
First section includes accounts and financial information.
First section includes an introduction of Byberry Township, including the location, acerage, history, population, and businesses.