An Inventory of the Haviland Family Papers, 1754-1931

(2 boxes; 1 linear ft.)

RG 5/059


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Abstract
James S. Haviland, a birthright Quaker, was born in 1849, the son of William F. and Sarah Ann (Carpenter) Haviland of Purchase Monthly Meeting (N.Y.). The collection contains correspondence, financial, and legal papers, and miscellaneous manuscripts of the families of James S. and Elizabeth (Griffen) Haviland. Includes materials of the related Griffen, Field, and Parry families, especially the correspondence of Seneca Ely and Priscilla Stubbs Parry of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, 1826-67, and of his sister, Rachel Parry Brosius.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTE James S. Haviland, a birthright Quaker, was born in 1849, the son of William F. and Sarah Ann (Carpenter) Haviland of Purchase Monthly Meeting (N.Y.). In 1874 the married Elizabeth Griffen, daughter of Henry. They had two daughters, Martha G. and Louise E.; the latter married J. Barnard Walton in 1910.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT OF THE RECORDS The collection contains correspondence, financial, and legal papers, and miscellaneous manuscripts of the families of James S. and Elizabeth (Griffen) Haviland. Includes materials of the related Griffen, Field, and Parry families, especially the correspondence of Seneca Ely and Priscilla Stubbs Parry of Lancaster County, Pa, 1826-67, and of his sister, Rachel Parry Brosius.

Arrangement
Organization The collection is divided into thirteen series, according to family names.


Added entries

Subjects
  • Quakers -- New York
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Eastburn, Rachel, 1808-1876
  • Haviland, James S., 1849-1939
  • Parry, Seneca E. (Seneca Ely), 1813-1848
  • Walton, Louise H. (Louise Haviland), 1875-1951
  • Walton, Priscilla S. (Priscilla Stubbs), 1815-1897
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: 1957
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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
Ser. 1. Bowne Daniel of Flushing, 1772

Indenture 1772 2mo 27 Box 1

Ser. 2. Carpenter, Charles and Phebe Jane (Cromwell), 1813-1846
The Carpenters were the grandparents of James Haviland.


Papers 1813-1846 Box 1

Ser. 3. Cromwell family, 1784-1813

Papers 1784-1813 Box 1

Ser. 4. Field Family, 1763-1823

Papers 1763-1823 Box 1

Ser. 5. Griffen family, 1754-1789

Correspondence and papers 1754-1789 Box 1

Ser. 6. Griffen family, 1841

Newspaper account of fire on the Erie 1841 8mo Box 1

Ser. 7. Haviland family, 1791-1931, n.d.

Paper and correspondence
Includes letter from Szechwan Yearly Meeting to New York Yearly Meeting.
1791-1931, n.d. Box 1

Minutes of the Young Friends Association of Purchase, New York
Transferred to RG2 Friends Associations on 9-22-1982
1892 11mo 4-1894 4mo 20 Box 1

Louise E. Haviland, Scrapbook of Verse 1904 Box 1

Louise E. Haviland, Account Book 1910 Box 1

Ser. 8. Haydock family, 1785

Deed 1785 6mo 26 Box 1

Ser. 9. Stoutenburgh family, 1785

Deed 1785 10mo 10 Box 1

Ser. 10. Sutton family, 1783

Letter from James Sutton to Benjamin Field, 1783 1mo 29 Box 1

Ser. 11. Reference material kept by the Haviland family, 1822, n.d.

2 letters concerning the Separation 1822 11mo 15, n.d. Box 1

Ser. 12. Parry family, 1815-1917, n.d.

Biographical and genealogical n.d. Box 2

Correspondence:

Elizabeth Ely Parry 1815 Box 2

Ely Parry 1858 Box 2

Rachel Parry Broius 1852-1855, n.d. Box 2

Seneca Parry 1826-1896, n.d. Box 2

Priscilla Stubbs Parry 1833-1867, n.d. Box 2

Ruthanna Parry 1852-1856 Box 2

Miscellaneous correspondence 1822-1917, n.d. Box 2

Rachel Stubbs, Book of Verse 1849 Box 2

Ser. 13. Miscellaneous, 1896, n.d.

Log book 1896 Box 2

Sketch book n.d. Box 2