Joseph S. Elkinton scrapbook
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Overview and metadata sections
Joseph S. Elkinton (1830-1905) was born April 27, 1830, to Quakers Joseph Elkinton and Mary Nutt Elkinton. He married Malinda Patterson on September 3, 1856, and the couple had five children: Mary Patterson Elkinton (b. 1857), Joseph Elkinton (b. 1859), William Tilman Elkinton (b. 1860), Alfred Cope Elkinton (1863), and Thomas Elkinton (b. 1867). Joseph S. Elkington died May 18, 1905.
This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Joseph Elkington and includes elegies, extracts of Quaker testimonies, extracts from Quaker letters, and 581 obituary notices.
The Joseph S. Elkinton scrapbook was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1934 by Eleanor Elkinton.
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).