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Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Overview and metadata sections

Elizabeth Allinson (1775-1856) was born in Burlington, N.J., on July 26, 1775, the daughter of Quakers Samuel Allinson and Martha Allinson. Allinson died on August 11, 1856 in Philadelphia, Pa. at the age of 82.

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson. Includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, Susanna Bigg.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
August 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Commonplace book, 1820.
Volume 1

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