Margaret White 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.
Overview and metadata sections
This collection is comprised of the two volumes of Margaret White's commonplace books, which include poetry, prayers, and newspaper clippings.
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).
Includes prayers, printed clipping of poetry, prayers, electricity, and international news, as well as excerpts on various topics, such as: education, commerce, and merit.
While a previous version of this finding aid dated this volume from 1780-1833 (inclusive), the actual physical volume only includes three written dates: 1791 on the front cover and 1792 written at two different points of the text.
Includes prayers, poems, elegies, thought on death, and Quaker testimonies. The second half of this volume is in a different handwriting, signed by Eliza white. This volume also includes many children's drawings and doodles.