Chambers family papers

The Chambers family of this collection first appeared as farmers of White Clay Creek, New Castle County, Del. In the latter half of the 19th-century, the locus moved to West Grove, Chester County, where four brothers engaged in the coal and lumber business. These papers include: family letters, 17...

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Main Author: Chambers family (Creator)
Collection:Chambers Family Papers
Collection Number:1939
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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040 |e dacs 
041 0 |a eng 
099 |a 1939 
100 3 |a Chambers family  |e creator 
245 1 |a Chambers family papers  |f circa 1703-2008 
300 |a 3.6 Linear feet  |f 8 boxes, 4 volumes, 1 flat file 
520 |a The Chambers family of this collection first appeared as farmers of White Clay Creek, New Castle County, Del. In the latter half of the 19th-century, the locus moved to West Grove, Chester County, where four brothers engaged in the coal and lumber business. These papers include: family letters, 1768, 1869-1927, 1957, with correspondents John J. Chambers, Rebecca Ballard Chambers, Samuel Kimble Chambers, and a multitude of family members all writing to each other and particularly to Mary J. Chambers; diaries, 1826-1857, of various members, most notably those of Mary Ballard Chambers while she was a student at Smith College, 1900-1904, and while being courted by her future husband, Philip Donald Folwell; financial papers, among which are Richard Chambers account books, 1796-1808, anonymous daybook, 1811-1824, and daybook, 1826-1854, of John Chambers; and estate papers of several members of the Chambers family. 
541 1 |a Gift of Nathan Folwell and members of the Chambers family.; 1967 acquired 
555 |a Finding Aid Available Online:  
650 7 |a Diaries--20th century.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Europe--Description and travel--1919-1944.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Family life--Pennsylvania--20th century.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Smith College--20th century  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Women's Christian Temperance Union--20th century  |2 Local sources 
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Chambers Family Papers  |l 1939 
856 4 2 |y Link to finding aid  |u http://hsp.org/sites/default/files/legacy_files/migrated/findingaid1939chambers.pdf