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John Fling 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

John Fling (1759-1823) was born in 1759, the son of David Fling and Abigail Buffington. He died July 29, 1823.

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of John Fling. It includes poetry and extracts arranged by topic. Some of the later extracts are signed by Hannah Fling.


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, 1786-1816.
Volume 1

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