Emma Worrell Family Papers, 1869-1929

(1 box; 0.25 linear ft.)

RG 5/193


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Abstract
Emma Worrell (1834-1930) was a Quaker teacher from Wilmington, Delaware, active in Wilmington women's club activities. The collection contains some genealogical correspondence about the Worrell, Lamborn and Bringhurst families of Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware, and family memorabilia and scrapbooks. Also included is an imaginary diary of a trip to California, 1869, by Emma Worrell for the Friends Lyceum and a testimonial book presented to her by the New Century Club, Wilmington, in 1927.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL Emma Worrell (1834-1930) was a Quaker teacher from Wilmington, Delaware, active in Wilmington women's club activities.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains some genealogical correspondence about the Worrell, Lamborn and Bringhurst families of Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware, and family memorabilia and scrapbooks. Also included is an imaginary diary of a trip to California, 1869, by Emma Worrell for the Friends Lyceum and a testimonial book presented to her by the New Century Club, Wilmington, in 1927.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • Delaware -- Quakers
  • Quaker women -- Wilmington, De.
  • Quakers -- Social life and customs
  • Wilmington, De.-- Social life and customs
Credits
Processed by: FHL staff
Date: 2001
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.


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. Diaries, 1819-1869, n.d.

[imaginary] trip to California, by Emma Worrell 1869 Box 1

Extracts from J. Bringhurst's diary re: slavery 1819 Box 1

Extracts form Deborah Bringhurst's diaries 1821, 1822 Box 1

Extracts from Genealogy of the Lamborn family Box 1

Ser. 2. Genealogical Papers

Letters, clippings, etc.
concerning Clarkson, Coates, Lamborn, Richardson, Tatnall, and Worrell families
Box 1

Ser. 3. Family Memorabilia, 1871-1927, n.d.

Clippings on Myra Clark Gaines Box 1

Scrapbook of clippings concerning Wilmington, DE Box 1

Testimonial book presented to Emma Worrell
from the New Century Club, Wilmington, DE
1927 Box 1

T. Clarkson Taylor testimony and related materials by Jos. M. Truman, Jr., and Emma Worrell 1871 Box 1

Wilmington First Day School Papers 1897-1898 Box 1