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Susan Hilles Shearman commonplace book


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

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Susan Hilles Shearman (1850-1935) was born February 13, 1850, in Wilmington, Delaware, the daughter of William S. Hilles and Sarah Lancaster Allen. She married Isaac H. Shearman in 1872. Susan Hilles Shearman died January 8, 1935, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Susan Hilles Shearman. The volume includes extracts of poetry, hymns, prayers, newspaper clippings, quotations arranged by topics, and descriptions of Shearman's baby daughter. Inside the volume are post cards from Ephrata, and Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, as well as a photograph of Hepsiba Hathaway Howland.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
September, 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, 1871-1873.
Volume 1

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