Evans family correspondence
This collection includes photocopies of letters from Joseph and Hannah Evans addressed to their children William, Joseph, and Mary, while they attended Westtown Boarding School. Also included are letters from William Evans to his parents, and from Joseph Evans to his brother. These letters primarily relate family news.
- Evans, William, 1787-1867 (Person)
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This collection is available for research use.
Biographical / Historical
Jonathan Evans (1759-1839) was a Philadelphia Quaker and a founder of Westtown Boarding School. He and his wife, Hannah (1765-1829), had seven children. Among them were William (1787-1867), Joseph (1789-1871), and Mary (1791-1858), all of whom attended Westtown.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))
Ownership and Custodial History
Original letters were a gift of Charles Rhoads to Westtown school.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Charles Rhoads. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1991.
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- Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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