Skip to main content

Griscom family

 Family

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Bassett Griscom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-053
Overview Anna Bassett Griscom (Elkinton) (1889-1974) was a prominent American Quaker active in the peace movement. She served as Executive Secretary of the Friends General Conference, chairman of a committee to organize the Friends World Conference held at Swarthmore College in 1937, chairman of the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and was a founder of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. She married J. Passmore Elkinton in 1931. The collection includes correspondence, speeches...
Dates: ca. 1914-1962

Griscom family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-050
Abstract This collection primarily includes correspondence between William Wade Griscom and his family while he was at Benjamin Hallowell's boarding school in Alexandria, Virginia. Correspondents include his father, William, his stepmother, Sarah Whitelock, and his sister, Hannah S. Included are grade reports from Friends Central School and from Alexandria Boarding School, descriptions by William Wade Griscom of his trips to Washington, D.C., and an account of a lecture by Horace Mann. Also included...
Dates: 1844-1896

Additional filters:

Subject
Peace 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Quakers -- Education -- 19th century 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Washington (D.C.) -- Description and travel 1