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Waln family commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-038

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of three volumes of the Waln family's commonplace books. The volumes generally include poetry and prose related to sin, illness, and death.

Dates

  • 1814, undated

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Unknown.

Extent

0.06 Linear Feet (3 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

The Waln family's commonplace books, written by Joseph Waln, Richard Waln, and Sarah Waln, include poetry and prose related to sin, illness, and death.

Acquisition

The Waln family commonplace books were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1952 by Mrs. Benjamin Rush.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.966 Nicholas Waln family papers
  • HC.MC.1169 Stokes-Evans-Cope family papers
  • HC.MC.975.01.081 Emma Waln diary

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Creator

Title
Waln family commonplace books, 1814, undated
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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