Joseph Scattergood (collector) An account of the Free Quakers
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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Joseph Scattergood was a prominent Quaker, born in 1808 to James and Ann Scattergood of Philadelphia. He was interested in the history of conscientious objection, did work for native American groups in New York State, and started a fund which helped to establish a boarding school, Scattergood Seminary, in 1890.
Papers collected by Joseph Scattergood, furnished by Rachel Wetherhill, a descendant of Samuel Wetherhill, and later bound by George J. Scattergood, son of Joseph.
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