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Anna McCollin Potts commonplace book


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

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Anna McCollin Potts (1831-1892) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She had three sisters and two brothers. In 1853, Potts married Charles Potts, a teacher at Westtown School. The couple had at least one child, Franklin M. Potts. After her husband retired from Westtown, Potts moved with the family to Media, Pennsylvania, where she lived until her death in 1892.

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Anna McCollin Potts. The volume includes illustrations and poetry concerning friendship, nature, and religion.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
November, 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, 1852-1876. 0.1 linear ft..
Volume 1
Physical Description

0.1 linear ft.

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