An Inventory of the Edgar Zavitz Palmer Meeting House Research Papers, 1946-1974

(1 box and index drawers; 1 linear ft.)

RG 5/113


© Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.  
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081-1399 U.S.A.  

Seal of Swarthmore College
Table of contents
Abstract
Edgar Zavitz Palmer (1898-1977) was a graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1919. and a professor of economics at the University of Kentucky. This collection includes correspondence and other material relating to Palmer's activities in collecting pictures (mostly photographs) of Quaker meeting houses in the U.S. and around the world.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL Edgar Zavitz Palmer (1898-1977) was a graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1919. and a professor of economics at the University of Kentucky.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT This collection includes correspondence and other material relating to Edgar Zavitz Palmer's activities in collecting pictures (mostly photographs) of Quaker meeting houses in the U.S. and around the world.


Added entries

Subjects
  • Churches - Quaker
  • Collectors and Collecting
  • Quaker church buildings
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: 1978
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:

1. Correspondence, 1946-1974

Correspondence by Edgar Z. Palmer requesting pictures from Friends meetings, schools, centers, and organizations. Alphabetically arranged. 1946-1974 Box 1

2. Pictures, n.d.

“Friends Meeting Houses in the Eastern States"

"Notes on Their Appearance”, album with pictures compiled by Edgar Z. Palmer Box 1

Miscellaneous pictures (mostly unidentified) Box 1

Negatives (mostly of meeting house pictures) Box 1

Card index to picture collection (2-drawer card file) Box 1