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Sarah Frances Smiley signature album


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

Sarah Frances Smiley (?-1917) was born in Vassalboro, Maine. She was brought among Quakers, became convinced, and joined Friends at an unknown date. In 1866, she was recorded a minister. Smiley wrote an evangelical essay, "Who is He? An appeal to those who regard with any doubt the name of Jesus. . ." in 1868. She withdrew from Friends, resigned her membership, and received water baptism in New York in 1872, though she did not join another denomination. Sarah Frances Smiley died in 1917, at about 87.

Source: Dictionary of Quaker Biography

This collection is comprised of the single volume autograph book of Sarah Frances Smiley.


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

Signature album, 1869-1870.
Volume 1

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