Palmer Family Photographs
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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Overview and metadata sections
The Palmer family was a Quaker family descended from John and Christian Palmer, who settled in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in 1863, but who was active in Chester and Delware County. They are a family of Hicksite Quakers.
The photographs in this collection are related to the Sarah Hopper Family Papers RG 5/115 and Charles Palmer Family Papers RG 5/112. The photographs depict individuals from the Palmer, Pancoast, Darlington, and related families. It includes one leather album of cartes de visite, a large group portrait, a single carte de visite of a child, and disbound albums of cartes de visite and cabinet cards placed in plastic sleeves. Of special interest are the photographs of Lucretia Mott and Caroline Elias, Elias Hicks' daughter.
The photographs are arranged according to the album they belonged to (if disbound).
Acc. 97-040, Gift of Charles Mullen
Transferred from PA 87: Marriage certificate, Lewis and Hannah (Pancoast) Palmer, 1862, removed to Marriage certificates, "P"
Photographs removed to Oversize, Conferences:
Young Friends Conference, Westtown School, August 31, 1923;
Young Friends Conference (by Thompson and Bingham);
Twelfth Annual Young Friends Conference, Richmond, Indiana, July 22-August 1, 1921.
Photograph removed to Oversize, Swarthmore College Classes:
Swarthmore College, Class of 1923
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Author
- Jissel Becerra Reyes
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
This collection is available for research use.
- Use Restrictions
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