Ann Wharton War Relief correspondence
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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Overview and metadata sections
Anna Wharton was a birthright Quaker involved in relief work among formerly enslaved people in the southern states during the American Civil War. The daughter of William and Deborah (Fisher) Wharton, she was born in 1834 and died unmarried in 1863.
Source of acquisition--Sallie Smith. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1965.
- Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction
- Church work -- Southern States
- Freedmen -- Southern States
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Access Restrictions
This collection is available for research use.