Emma Worrell 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
Emma Worrell (1834-1930) was a Quaker teacher from Wilmington, Delaware, active in Wilmington women's club activities.
The collection contains some genealogical correspondence about the Worrell, Lamborn and Bringhurst families of Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware, and family memorabilia and scrapbooks. Also included is an imaginary diary of a trip to California, 1869, by Emma Worrell for the Friends Lyceum and a testimonial book presented to her by the New Century Club, Wilmington, in 1927.
The collection is divided into three series:
- Genealogical Papers
- Family Memorabilia
Donor: Emma Worrell, 1930
The collection was given by Emma Worrell.
Sorted and inventoried by FHL staff. Transferred to RG 5 in 1988. New finding aid created in 11/2001. Formerly known as Worrell Manuscripts.
The following pictures were removed from the collection and added to the FHL general picture collection:
- Ruth (Lamborn) Hambleton
- Elia Hambleton
- Wilmington (?) Friends School
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Author
- FHL staff
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
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/.
concerning Clarkson, Coates, Lamborn, Richardson, Tatnall, and Worrell families
from the New Century Club, Wilmington, DE