Bartram Family Papers
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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This collection includes correspondence, autograph albums, photographs, and other memorabilia of the Bartram and related Smedley and Garrett families of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Donor: Thomas Bartram, 2/2/1968
Cope - Garrett genealogical chart removed from collection and filed in Genealogical Charts.
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Collection is open for research.
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Friends Historical Library believes all of the items in this collection to be in the Public Domain in the United States, and is not aware of any restrictions on their use. However, the user is responsible for making a final determination of copyright status before reproducing. See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/.
Pages detached from two family bibles, the first of the family of Thomas Chalkley Bartram, and the second of Nathan D. Bartram. Includes births, marriages, and deaths.
John Jackson's report of the progress of Elizabeth Garrett at Sharon Boarding School, addressed to Isaac Garrett of Sugar Town Post Office.
ALS requesting news of Sharon Boarding School from a former student in Eatontown.
ALS from a friend who is teaching in a district school (Chestnut Lawn?) in East Marlborough with family news and observations on the state of marriage.
Ms. wedding invitation.
Photograph album of Phebe L. Bartram who married Nathan L. Pratt. Includes cartes de visite of members of the Bartram, Bolton, Brooks, Bunting, Clothier, Evans, Fell, Haines, Hinsey, Jones, Lenard, Matlack, Miller, Pratt, Skelton, Thomas, Willlams, Williamson, and Yarnall families.
AMs., "Vol.4 No.11," edited by Mordecai T. Bartram and Maryanna Smedley. Includes an essay on the Civil War and original poetry.
Includes poetry and memories of friendship.