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Esther Willits Thomas correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-177

Scope and Contents

There are several groups of letters, all written to Esther Willits (Hettie). The first group (1891-1892) is from Harriet Bailey about daily and personal issues. Another group of letters (1892-1894) is from Mabel Wistar to Esther Willits about herself and Edward Lippincott, his illness and death; another group of letters (1894, 1896) is from Arthur Thomas to Esther Willits relating events of daily life, friends and family, and his bicycle trip through New England in 1896. There is also a group of letters (1892-1893) from a variety of people: David Richie, Laura Shearman, Dora Smedley, Rebecca Evans, and Phebe.

Dates

  • 1891-1896

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Esther Willits Thomas (1874-1975) graduated from Westtown School in 1891, and then became an assistant teacher there. She married Arthur Thomas.

Extent

0.22 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains several groups of letters, all written to Esther Willits (Hettie), an assistant teacher at Westtown School.

Acquisition

The Esther Willits Thomas correspondence was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1991 and 1995 by Westtown School.

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed March, 2016.

Title
Esther Willits Thomas correspondence, 1891-1896
Author
Mary A. Crauderueff
Date
March, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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