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Sarah Conard 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

Sarah Childs Conard (1782-1852) was born in 1782, in Abington, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Henry T. Child and Sarah Ann Child. She married John Conard in 1804, and the couple had eight children: James (b. 1806), Peter (b. 1810), Joseph (b. 1812), Tacy (b. 1815), John (b. 1817), Albert (b. 1820), Charles (b. 1822), and Levi (b. 1830). Sarah Conard died November 11, 1852.

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Sarah Conard. The volume includes extracts and reflections concerning religion, friendship, virtue, and hope. It also includes a memorandum for Charles William and extracts from "Complaint of an African Woman."


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, 1815-1819.
Volume 1

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