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Collection of papers concerning John Jackson


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

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John Jackson was a noted Quaker minister. He was born the son of Halliday and Jane Jackson, of Darby, Pennsylvania, in 1809. He married Rachel Tyson, and was the founder of Sharon Female Seminary. He died in 1855.

Source of acquisition--Herbert W. Jackson and Elizabeth Jackson Shaffner. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1950.

Source of acquisition--Martha Schofield. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

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