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Mary Rhoads Haines memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-041

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the three volumes of handwritten memoirs by Mary Rhoads Haines, written for her children, John and Hannah Garrett. The memoir describes Haines's trip to Great Britain and Ireland, which she took in 1874 and 1875. The memoir describes the voyage by sea, her arrival in Britain, and travel throughout Britain and Ireland, as well as Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, tourist destinations visited, and local history. Includes excerpts of letters and journals written during the trip, as well as photos, illustrations, and post cards.

Dates

  • 1880

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Mary Rhoads Haines (1818-1905) was born in 1818 in Springfield, Pennsylvania. She married William Ellis Haines, a Philadelphia doctor, in 1841. The couple had one child, Hannah, in 1845. William Haines died a year later. Mary Rhoads Haines taught in Quaker schools in Philadelphia and Westtown after the death of her husband.

Extent

0.48 Linear Feet (3 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Mary Rhoads Haines's memoir details her trip to Great Britain and Ireland, which she took in 1874 and 1875. The memoir describes the voyage by sea, her arrival in Britain, and travel throughout Britain and Ireland, as well as Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, tourist destinations visited, and local history. Includes excerpts of letters and journals written during the trip, as well as photos, illustrations, and post cards.

Acquisition

The Mary Rhoads Haines memoir was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1958 by Margaret Rhoads Williams.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.05.004 Mary R. Haines signature album
  • HC.MC.1184 Families of Philadelphia collection

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Title
Mary Rhoads Haines memoir, 1880
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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