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Wayne B. Hadley (1926-2001) was a family historian whose particular interest was in Quaker history and genealogy. Some of his research was published in the NGS Quarterly and other journals.
Born in Kinsman, Ohio, in 1926, he was the son of John Henry and Bessie Belle Bassett Hadley. He earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Chicago in 1954 and married Hazel Mason Hadley the same year. Hadley was employed as a research chemist and also taught Chemistry at Ohio State and at the University of California at Berkeley. He also worked at Zenith and at AMP where he did research in the field of fiber optics.
This collection contains family photographs, both in photo albums and loose, and slides of various meeting houses and residences.
Gift of Hazel M. Hadley, 2008 (2008-021). Part of Wayne B. Hadley Genealogical Collection, RG5/272.
This collection was removed from Wayne B. Hadley Genealogical Collection, RG5/272.
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Author
- Zoe Peyton Jones
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
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Includes Larson. Up to Edwin Hadley and children.
Also Dresser, Henn, and other Bassett-related families
Wayne Hadley through high school
College, Army, marriages, through 1955
Immediate family--parents, children, gravestones.
Snapshots mounts in acidic black album. Family scenes, homes. Some are labeled.