Fussell-Lewis Family Papers
This collection includes the papers and correspondence of the Fussell and Lewis famlies. The latter relate primarily family and local news. Of particular interest are several letters by Graceanna Lewis denouncing slavery, an account of the response in New York Yearly Meeting to the disownment of Isaac T. Hopper, and correspondence relating an encounter with the Seneca Indians. Other letters include those written to Mariann Lewis by friends from Kimberton Boarding School, some of which relate to the antislavery movement, and letters from Linnaeus Fussell to his family.
- 1836-1938-bulk 1836-1866
- Fussell, Alice, 1871-1955 (Person)
Restrictions on Access
This collection is available for research use.
Biographical / Historical
Alice Fussell, a birthright Quaker, was born to Henry and Mary Fussell in 1871. She was the granddaughter of Rebecca Lewis Fussell, sister of the well known scientist and humanitarian, Graceanna Lewis, and also of Mariann Lewis. Alice Fussell taught at Friends Central School for many years and died in 1955.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (6 folders.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Gift of Alice Fussell, 1939.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Find It at the Library
Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore Pennsylvania 19081 USA