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Margaret Parvin Masters commonplace book


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

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Margaret Parvin (Masters) Warner (1817-1895) was born on September 7, 1817, in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, to David and Mary (Eves) Masters. She had eight siblings. On September 25, 1845, she married Benjamin Warner at Greenwood Monthly Meeting, Pennsylvania. She died on March 18, 1895, and is buried at Friends Meeting House Cemetery, Pennsdale, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Margaret Parvin Masters. The volume includes poetry copied by various Friends, including Jane Edwards, Rebecca B. Johnson, Amy Eastlack, Susanna Lightfoot, Anna Mendenhall, Sidney Stevenson, and James Emlen. The poetry included in the commonplace book generally relates to friendship and faith.


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, 1838-1841.
Volume 1

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