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Martha Allinson commonplace book


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

Martha Cooper Allinson (1747-1823) was born circa 1747. Allinson married Samuel Allinson and the couple had nine children: Mary Allinson, James Allinson, Margaret Allinson, John Cooper Allinson, David Allinson, Elizabeth Allinson, Sybil Allinson, Samuel Allinson, and Mary Allinson. She died on March 9, 1823, in Burlington, New Jersey.

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Martha Allinson. The volume includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.


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 for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Commonplace book, 1772-1779.
Volume 1

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