Maris-Pickering 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
On March 23, 1911, Anna Pickering married Frank Maris under the care of Middletown Monthly Meeting. The wedding took place in the home of her parents, Edward and Rebecca Rowlett Pickering. Frank was a member of Lansdowne Monthly Meeting and owned a crane company in Philadelphia, Maris Bros. Cranes, where cranes were designed and built. Both the Maris and Pickering families trace their roots in the Philadelphia area back to the 17th century.
Extensive collection of correspondence received by Frank and Anna Pickering Maris of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.
The Maris-Pickering Family Papers were donated to Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College in 2020 by Rebecca Maris Warren Searl.
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Author
- P.C. O'Donnell
- Finding Aid Date
- March 2020
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Law applies (U.S. Title 17) and is the responsibility of the researcher.