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Institution: Haverford College
Creator: Brown family.
Title: Brown family papers.
Dates: 1832-1971 (bulk 1890-1914)
Extent: 6 linear feet
Language: Materials in English.
Biographical or Historical Note: Thomas Kite Brown (1851-1929) taught mathematics and ethics at Westtown School from 1875 to 1913, and served as principal from 1913 to 1917. His wife, Caroline Cadbury Brown (1851-1914), was the daughter of Richard Cadbury and Lydia Comfort Cadbury. Their children were Richard Cadbury Brown (b. 1877), a Haverford graduate, businessman and teacher at Westtown; Thomas K. Brown Jr. (1885-1944), a 1906 Haverford graduate who was an author, translator, and editor of the Friends Historical Bulletin and who taught German at Haverford from 1907 to 1919; Shipley Brown (b. 1881), who graduated from Haverford in 1902; Bertha Brown Lambert (b. 1880); and Lydia Caroline Brown (b. 1889).
Scope and Content Note: This is a collection of letters of the Brown family. Correspondence includes: letters from the Brown children written from Back Log camp and school to their parents; letters to Caroline and Thomas K. Brown during their 1906 trip abroad; letters between Caroline Brown and her parents; letters to Bertha Brown; and letters from various other family members. The collection also includes several photos and personal memorabilia such as baby booties and a lock of hair.
Personal and Corporate Names: Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929. / Westtown Boarding School. /
Subjects: Quakers--Correspondence. / Quakers--Pennsylvania. / Quakers--Social life and customs. /
Genres: Correspondence. / Family papers. /
Themes: Genealogy /
Related collections: Haverford College: Cadbury-Brown family papers.
The collection is open for research. Please contact Diana Franzusoff Peterson, Manuscripts Librarian & College Archivist, email@example.com, with questions or to access the collection.
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The survey projects that produced these collection records were funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.