Esther Willits Thomas correspondence
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.
- Thomas, Arthur Henry, 1872-1942 (Author, Person)
The collection is open for research use.
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Esther Willits Thomas (1874-1975) graduated from Westtown School in 1891, and then became an assistant teacher there. She married Arthur Thomas.
0.22 Linear Feet
The collection contains several groups of letters, all written to Esther Willits (Hettie), an assistant teacher at Westtown School.
The Esther Willits Thomas correspondence was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1991 and 1995 by Westtown School.
Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed March, 2016.
- Esther Willits Thomas correspondence, 1891-1896
- Mary A. Crauderueff
- March, 2016
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