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Morris Lloyd Family Papers


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Overview and metadata sections

Morris Lloyd (1856-1932) was a Philadelphia Quaker, and the nephew of Elizabeth Lloyd Jr. (1811-1896).

Collection includes genealogical chart of descent from Robert Lloyd and Lowry Jones of Merion; diary (1832) of Mary Beans, a Bucks County school teacher; commonplace books of Elizabeth Lloyd, Jr.; Morris Lloyd's diaries (1880) of a trip to California and printed material kept by the family.

The collection is divided into three series:

  1. Genealogical material
  2. Writings
  3. Printed material

Donor: Mrs. Robert Lowry Lloyd, 1986

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

Chart of descent from Robert Lloyd and Lowry Jones of Merion.
Box 1

Diary of Mary Beans, 1832.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

Mary Beans was a young Bucks Co. school teacher and a great-great aunt of Robert Lowry Lloyd.

Commonplace books of Elizabeth Lloyd Jr., 1832 (2), 1841, 1843, 1849.
Box 1
Physical Description

3 volumes

Vol. 1, 17 Jun. - 24 Jul.
Box 1
Vol 2, 25 Jul. - 8 Sept.
Box 1
Vol. 3, 9 Sept. - 1 Oct.
Box 1

The Family Record of David Rittenhouse, by Daniel K. Casel, 1897.
Box 1
A Portraiture of the People Called Quakers, by Horace Mather Lippincott, 1915.
Box 1
Elizabeth Lloyd and the Whittiers, a Budget of Letters, edited by Thomas Franklin Currier, 1939.
Box 1

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