An Inventory of the Sarah Jones Family Papers, 1817-1907

(1 box; .25 linear ft.)

RG 5/100


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Abstract
Sarah (Sallie) Jones was a Bucks County Hicksite Quaker. She was the daughter of Amos and Margery Jones of Makefield Monthly Meeting and was educated at Ercildoun School in Kennett, PA. In 1859, she married William G. Cox of Goshen Monthly Meeting. This collection contains family correspondence and correspondence between Sarah Jones and her schoolmates at Ercildoun Boarding School. It also includes miscellaneous material such as a sermon by George Truman (1863) and teaching certificates for Sarah Jones, 1843-1856.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL Sarah (Sallie) Jones was a Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Hicksite Quaker. She was the daughter of Amos and Margery Jones of Makefield Monthly Meeting and was educated at Ercildoun School in Kennett, PA. In 1859, she married William G. Cox of Goshen Monthly Meeting.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT This collection contains family correspondence and correspondence between Sarah Jones and her schoolmates at Ercildoun Boarding School. It also includes miscellaneous material such as a sermon by George Truman (1863) and teaching certificates for Sarah Jones, 1843-1856.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into five series:


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Subjects
  • Bucks County (Pa.)--Quakers
  • Jones Family
  • Pennsylvania - Education
  • Pennsylvania--Quakers
  • Pennsylvania--Social life and customs
  • Quakers - Education--Schools
  • Quakers - Pennsylvania
  • Quakers - Social life and customs
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Ercildoun Boarding School
  • Truman, George (1798-1877)
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: ca. 1940
Restrictions: Use Restrictions Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.
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. Correspondence, 1817-1888, n.d.

Correspondence
Among the authors are Sarah (Sallie) Jones, mother of Mrs. Jos. T. McDowell; Margery Jones, mother of Sarah Jones; Annie Kent (Bradley), Esther Kent (Smedley), and other schoolmates of Sarah Jones at Ercildoun Boarding School for Girls (Smedley Darlington principal).
1817-1888, n.d. Box 1

Ser. 2. Manuscripts, 1823-1863, n.d.

Removal of Amos Jones from Richland to Buckingham Monthly Meeting 11-28-1823 Box 1

Record of “First Journey to Balt.”, author unknown. 10-23-1826 to 12-2-1826 Box 1

Copy of Testimony against Amos Jones by Orthodox Friends, Buckingham Monthly Meeting 5-5-1828 Box 1

School compositions, eight by Sallie Jones ca. 1855 Box 1

Sermon by George Truman 8-27-1863 Box 1

Verse, “A Hundred Years from now,” author unknown Box 1

“A vision of Joseph Hoag” Box 1

Ser. 3. Memorabilia, 1854-1856, n.d.

Teacher's Certificates for Sarah Jones 1854-1856 (3 certificates) Box 1

“Statements of the Progress in Study, the Conduct, etc.” of Sallie Jones 1855-1856 (3 statements) Box 1

Copy stick, with explanatory letter Box 1

Ser. 4. Miscellaneous material, 1845-1907

The Olive Branch & General Herald of Temperance News..., Doylestown, Pa. 8-6-1845 Box 1

Circular of Ercildoun Boarding School 1854 Box 1

Clippings
Mainly poems by A.F.K. (Annie Kent?) and E.K. (Esther Kent); also, “Valedictory Address” by A.F.K. (Annie Kent?), Ercildoun Boarding School, 3-21-1856
1856, n.d. Box 1

Bucks County Academy, brochure 1857 Box 1

Phila Mercantile Journal 7-17-1871 Box 1

Daily Local News, West Chester 11-19-1872 & 9-16-1875 Box 1

Henry S. Kent Memorial 2-19-1907 Box 1

Tracts:

“The Red Apple,” by Mary D., Leaflets of the Law of Kindness Box 1

“A Lesson from a Monkey,” by Edward Carswell, pub. by The National Temperance Society and Publishing House. Box 1

Proceedings of Friends Educational Association
"At which report was made of vote on location of Swarthmore College."
12-1-1863 Box 1

Ser. 5. Pictures, 1830, n.d.

John J. Cornell and wife Box 1

Dalton Hall (5 views) Box 1

Robt. Haviland and wife H.M.J. and Marianna Box 1

Dolington, Makefield, & Merion Friends' 1830 Box 1

Meetings Houses Box 1

Sharon Female Seminary Box 1