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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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Hannah Jenkins (?-1819) was married to William Jenkins. She died in Twelfth Month, 1819. She was buried on the first day of the first month of 1820 in the Friend's in Providence, Rhode Island.

Mary Hanbury (1797-1823) was born in Ninth Month, 1797, the daughter of William and Mary Allen. She was a member of the Grace Shurch Street Monthly Meeting in London.

Hannah G. Field (1778-1824) was born in Tenth Month, 1778, the daughter of John and Esther Griffen. She was married to Josiah Field, and died in Seventh Month, 1824.

Mary Meekel was the daughter of Isaac and Sarah Mekeel.

Avis Alsop was the wife of John Alsop.

This collection is comprised of two handwritten volumes of copied memorials for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop. The memorials give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
October, 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.
Volume 1
Scope and Content note

This volume includes: "Hannah A. Jenkins. Preserved by her husband William Jenkins," "A testimony from the Monthly Meeting of Grace Church street London concerning Mary Hanbury deceased," and "Hannah G. Field, wife of Josiah Field and daughter of John and Esther Griffen, was born 18th of 10th month 1778," and "Extracts from Buckingham's travels in America, 1838."

Vol. 2.
Volume 2
Scope and Content note

Includes: "A Tribute to the memory of Mary Mekeel, daughter of Isaac & Sarah Mekeel of York Town," and "Some account of the last moments of Avis Alsop's wife of John Alsop- Hudson, N.Y."

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