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Lloyd family commonplace books


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.

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Susan H. Lloyd (1802-1857) was a Quaker and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting for the Western District. She was born circa 1802, and died in 1857 "in the 56th year of her age," according to an obituary notice in Friends Review, v. 10, p. 569, 1857.

Mary Ann Lloyd (1797-1872) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1797, the daughter of Sarah and Thomas Lloyd. She died circa 1872, in Philadelphia.

This collection is comprised of the six volumes of the Lloyd family commonplace books. Volumes include extracts, poetry, and literary quotes.

The Lloyd family commonplace books were donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College in 1942 by William L. Baily.

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

Vol. 1, Undated.
Volume 1
Scope and Content note

"Some account of Comfort Collins," extracts, letter from Abraham Lincoln to Eliza P. Gurney.

Vol. 2, Undated.
Volume 2
Scope and Content note

Extracts, poetry, quotes from famour authors, including: Shakespeare, Cowper, Colton, Bacon, Pope, Longfellow, Irving, William Penn.

Vol. 3, 1856-1861.
Volume 3
Scope and Content note

Extracts and poetry.

Vol. 4, 1845.
Volume 4
Scope and Content note

Includes sermon delivered by John Pease.

Vol. 5, 1852.
Volume 5
Scope and Content note

This volume is inscribed with the folowing: "Eleanor Rowey to Sarah Lloyd," religious extracts, and poetry.

Vol. 6, 1858.
Volume 6

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