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"The Vision of Isaac Childs"


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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Isaac Childs (1734-1769) was born in 1734 in Plumstead, Pennsylvania, the son of Cephas Child (1690-1756) and Mary Atkinson (1698-1756). He died in April, 1769, in Abington, Pennsylvania.

This collection is comprised of three handwritten copies of the manuscripts of "The Vision of Isaac Childs, which he saw in the year 1757, concerning Pennsylvania, the land of his nativity."


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

Copy 1, 1757.
Volume 1
Copy 2, 1757.
Volume 2
Copy 3, 1757.
Volume 3

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