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Comfort family

 Family

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025
Overview

Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.

Dates: 1799-1924

Stephen G. Cary collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1320
Overview

This collection contains the personal materials of Stephen G. Cary and historical materials collected by Cary about his relatives.

Dates: 1714-2003

Comfort family financial records

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-004
Overview

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the financial records of the Comfort family.

Dates: 1803-1912

Comfort family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typed genealogy of the Comfort family, compiled by Anne H. Cresson in 1902, largely based on a family tree prepared by John S. Comfort. It also includes some short biographical sketches of the families, as well as typed notes from Cresson's work.

Dates: 1902

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Quakers 2
Quakers -- History 2
Art criticism -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
California -- Gold discoveries 1
Cold War 1