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Parrish family papers


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

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Members of the Parrish family were prominant in the Philadelphia Quaker community. Eleanor Parrish Denniston was the daughter of Samuel and Anna Hunt Parrish.

Donor's grandmother, Eleanor Hunt Parrish (d. 1931) married Edward Evans Denniston, ca. 1885.

A transcript of John Parrish's "Notes on a Journey to Virginia," was published in the journal Quaker History. Nash, Gary B. and Michael R. McDowell, eds. Quaker History, vol. 111 no. 1, 2022, p. 1-50. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/qkh.2022.0002.

Source of acquisition--Eleanor B. Wentz & Amy B. McIlvaine. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1999.

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