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Joseph S. Elkinton scrapbook


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.

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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).

Collection Inventory

Vol. 1, Undated.

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