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Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Richard T. Cadbury collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-954
Overview

Letters of English and American Friends written at the end of the 18th century on topics relating to travel in the ministry in England and the northeastern United States, Friends, and health. Almost all the letters are directed to Quaker minister, James Thornton.

Dates: 1780 - 1878

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

Francis and Samuel Gummere papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1258
Overview

This collection contains materials related to the life of Francis Barton Gummere (1855-1919) as well as his father, Samuel James Gummere (1811-1874).

Dates: 1854-1937; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1919

John Woolman Memorial Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-014
Overview The John Woolman Memorial Association was founded in 1915 by Amelia Mott Gummere. It operates out of a historic house in Mount Holly, New Jersey, where John Woolman's family lived, and where their apple orchard once existed. According to its by-laws, its purpose was "the preservation of John Woolman's house [...], for the purpose of social service in the spirit of John Woolman and for antiquarian interest." It is still a working organization today. This collection contains one volume of...
Dates: 1915-1937

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Art criticism -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
California -- Gold discoveries 1
Clubs 1
Family -- Religious life -- Society of Friends 1
Historic house museums 1