Lippincott family photographs
Scope and Contents
Part of Lippincott Family Papers, RG5/251. This collection contains family photographs, pictures of family homes and antiques, historic sites, and vacation pictures, among others.
- 1860 - 1959
- Lippincott family (Family)
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
This collection is available for research use.
Copyright and Rights Information
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Biographical / Historical
Horace Mather Lippincott was a Quaker editor and author. He was born on April 20, 1877, and died January 12, 1967. A birthright Hicksite Quaker, he was the only child of Philadelphia lumber merchant Robert C. Lippincott (1845-1916) and Cynthia Shoemaker Mather Lippincott (1847-1880). She was the daughter of Penrose and Lydia Shoemaker Mather of Abington Monthly Meeting. After Cynthia Lippincott's early death, Robert married secondly Catherine Koons, and they also had one son, George Eyre Lippincott (1889-1979).
H. Mather Lippincott, Jr. (1921-2010), was a prominent Philadelphia architect, a partner in the firm Cope & Lippincott Architects. In 1949 he married Margaret ("Peg") Walker. She was the daughter of James F. Walker and Alice Nicholson Bell Walker. Her father was headmaster of the Westtown School where she grew up. Peg Walker graduated from Swarthmore College in 1945, and two of their four sons also were Swarthmore College graduates.
1.8 Cubic Feet (6 boxes)
Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. This collection contains family photographs, pictures of family homes and antiques, historic sites, and vacation pictures, among others.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Margaret Walker Lippincott, Acc. 2014.029. Part of Lippincott Family Papers, RG5/251.
This collection was removed from Lippincott Family Papers, RG5/251.
In 2017, the Lippincott Family Papers, RG5/251 was sorted into series, and the photographs were removed for processing as a Picture Collection. The pictures were sorted into family groups, miscellaneous, and albums.
In 2018, the Horace M. Lippincott collection items, previously sorted into the FHL Miscellaneous Negatives Plates Collection, were added to this finding aid.
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