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Isaac Norris notebooks


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

Isaac Norris (1701-1766) was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on October 3, 1701, the son of Isaac Norris, Sr., a Quaker merchant, and Mary Lloyd. On June 6, 1739, Norris married Sarah Logan (1715-1744), and the couple had four children: Mary (1740-1803), Sarah (1744-1769), James, and Isaac. Norris died on June 13, 1766 in Philadelphia.

This collection is comprised of the two volumes of notebooks of Isaac Norris, largely related to agriculture.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
December 2015
Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Date book, 1747.
Box 2
Scope and Content note

This date book includes notes on events related to Norris's farm, arranged alphabetically. Dates inlcudes notes on harvests, butchering of live stock, the breeding of live stock, planting crops, and notes on beekeeping.

Hay Harvests, 1762-1763.
Box 2
Scope and Content note

This notebook includes notes on the hay harvests for the harvest season in 1762 and 1763.

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