An Inventory of the Elizabeth R. Lippincott Family Papers, 1793-1979

(3 boxes; 2 linear ft.)

RG 5/088


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Abstract
Elizabeth Roberts Lippincott (1888-1979) was a Quaker genealogist from Moorestown, New Jersey. The collection contains chiefly genealogical and card files relating to the Lippincott, Shinn, Thorne, and related Quaker families of Moorestown and elsewhere, together with correspondence, journals, and essays, and collected materials relating to Quaker history, particularly various Friends Meetings and Moorestown Friends School.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL Elizabeth Roberts Lippincott (1888-1979) was a Quaker genealogist from Moorestown, N.J.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains chiefly genealogical and card files relating to the Lippincott, Shinn, Thorne, and related Quaker families of Moorestown and elsewhere, together with correspondence, journals, and essays, and collected materials relating to Quaker history, particularly various Friends Meetings and Moorestown Friends School.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into six series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • Albums
  • Genealogies
  • Lippincott family -- Genealogy
  • Moorestown (N.J.) -- Education -- Schools
  • Moorestown (N.J.) -- Genealogy
  • New Jersey -- Churches and religious affairs -- Quaker
  • New Jersey -- Education -- Schools
  • New Jersey -- Genealogy
  • Quakers -- Education
  • Quakers -- New Jersey.
  • Schools -- New Jersey
  • Shinn family -- Genealogy
  • Thorne family -- Genealogy
  • Women, Quaker -- New Jersey
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Moorestown Friends School (N.J.)
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: 1974
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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 and genealogical material, 1843, n.d.

“Descendants of Richard Lippincott of Stone House, England”
This is an index to the Richard Lippincott Family card file. The index was prepared by S. Robert Stiles.
Box 1

Richard Lippincott Family card file prepared by Elizabeth R. Lippincott
Note: card file located in basement at bottom of stairs.
Box 1

“Lippincott Family including Thorne data.”
Thornes were E.R. Lippincott's father's maternal ancestors.
Box 1

“The Lippincott Family. Marriages, Births, and Deaths. Father's side. Collected by Chas. Lippincott. 1859.” Box 1

Shinn family genealogy (1 small notebook) Box 1

Disownments, 1843:

Asa R. Lippincott, Chester M.M. 1843 3mo 14 Box 1

Hannah D. Lippincott (later Thorne), Haddonfield M.M. 1843 4mo 10 Box 1

Ser. 2. Correspondence, 1850-1979

Letters and notes 1850-1903 Box 1

Christmas greetings sent by Elizabeth R. Lippincott 1953-1979 and n.d. (with gaps) Box 1

Christmas greetings received from Rachel Cadbury 1950-1968 (with gaps) Box 1

Ser. 3. Financial papers, 1858-1925

Account books

Asa R. Lippincott, relating to legacy of Mary Thorne 1860-61 Box 2

Joseph R. Lippincott 1891-1895 Box 2

Lydia L. Hancock 1893-1925 Box 2

Bank book: Asa R. Lippincott 1858-1861 Box 2

Funeral expenses, itemized: Estate of Mary Thorne
Document of Asa R. Lippincott, executor, 1860 8mo 6.
1860 Box 2

Ser. 4. Memorabilia, ca. 1790s-late 1890s

Autograph albums

Hannah D. Thorne 1841 Box 2

Martie M. Roberts 1871 Box 2

Joseph R. Lippincott 1889-1891 Box 2

Copy book, Willie T. Lippincott (Fairview Academy, N.J.) 1865, 1866

Exercise book, William Thorn 179? Box 2

Composition book: Elizabeth Lippincott (Friends High School, Moorestown, N.J.) late 1890s Box 2

Pictures: Family photographs

Photograph album
Includes information about Swarthmore College and Friends Central Bureau.
Box 3

Ser. 5. Writings, 1907-1941, n.d.

Writings by Elizabeth R. Lippincott:

Journals:

“Thoughts Devotional” Box 3

“Hospital Days” 1941 Box 3

Other writings:

“Thorndale Chronicle”, Colestown, N.J. June 27, 1907 Box 3

“The Lake from My Window” [on birdwatching] Box 3

Writings by others:

“Circumstantial Evidence"
George Harner Pierce's story about Hannah Ann Jones, from the family papers of Rachel Roberts.
(typed copy) Box 3

Ser. 6. Reference material, 1916-1940, n.d.

Burlington Quarterly Meeting

Clippings, map, notebook of histories of Meetings Box 3

Haddonfield Quarterly Meeting Box 3

Map, clippings, pictures, booklet on Moorestown M.M. Box 3

Map showing location of Meetings within the Phila. Y.M., prepared by Young Friends Movement 1940 Box 3

Miscellaneous
Includes clippings, notebooks (2) of ms. brief histories of Meetings in N.J.; ms. notes on Meetings in Phila. area; pictures; brochure on Flushing, L.I. Meeting, 1939; Book of Meetings, Phila. Y.M., 1905, 1940.

Moorestown Friends School
Includes articles, clippings, report cards, mss. about alumni, pictures.
Box 3

Salem Quarterly Meeting
Includes map, pictures.
Box 3

Articles by Elbert Russell on New Testament. [1916] Box 3

Pictures
Approximately 300 pictures and postcards of Meeting Houses, mostly in U.S., have been transferred to Meeting House Picture Collection.
Box 3