An Inventory of the Dixon - Seeds Family Papers, 1796-1916

(1 box; 0.5 linear ft.)

RG 5/034


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Table of contents
Abstract
Dixon and Seed families were Quakers living near Wilmington, Delaware. Collection includes correspondence, albums, school work, and other family papers.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTE Dixon and Seed families were Quakers living near Wilmington, Delaware.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT OF THE RECORDS Collection includes correspondence, albums, school work, and other family papers.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • Albums
  • Delaware -- Family and personal papers
  • Dixon family
  • Quakers -- Albums
  • Seeds family
  • Wilmington (Del.)
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: Before 1967
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Sponsor: Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries


Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Biographical & genealogical material, 1818-1852

Genealogical chart Box 1

Articles of Agreement between Mary Seeds, widow, and George Seeds, her son
Respecting produce to be furnished her during each year.
12-19-1818 Box 1

Division of household goods, showing their value, between Mary Seeds & George Seeds Box 1

Notice of change of business location by Mary McLear, Millinery & Fancy Dry Goods, Wilmington 3-26-1836 Box 1

Tax notice to Wm. B. Slack, signed by James Dixon 12-4-1852 Box 1

Ser. 2. Correspondence, 1843

Letter by Eliza Ann Cheyney to Mary B. Seeds 6-18-1843 Box 1

Ser. 3 Memorabilia, 1813-1916

Album belonging to Ruth Seeds (b.1802) 1813-1818 Box 1

Poem, “The Tear,” by Ruth Seeds, pupil at Locust Grove School 9-7-1814 (mss.) Box 1

Albums belonging to Mary B. Seeds Slack (2 albums) Box 1

Arithmetic practice books, 1814-1840

Book of Ruth C. Seeds 7-21-1814 Box 1

Book of Ruth C. Seeds, Locust Grove School. 9-19-1817 Box 1

Books of Mary B. Seeds 1837, 11-12-1840, n.d. (3 books) Box 1

Testimony of Approbation for “correct deportment & diligent attention to study,” to Mary B. Seeds 6-20-1836 Box 1

Record of merit for “good conduct & lessons learned,” to Eliza J. Slack Box 1

Medal from English Concentration Camp on Isle of Man, during First World War
With accompanying explanatory letter, from Eliza J. Slack to Warren J. Dixon
Christmas 1916 Box 1