Wilmer W. Marshall Papers, 1859-1889

(1 box; 0.25 linear ft.)

RG 5/213


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Abstract
Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane Marshall and a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby. The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil War.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL Wilmer W. Marshall (1847-1905) was a Philadelphia Quaker businessman. He was the son of Caleb and Jane P. Marshall, and his family transferred from Center Monthly Meeting to Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) in 1865. He was active in the Friends Social Lyceum. In 1876, he married out of meeting to Julia Jacoby, but continued to follow the principles of the Society of Friends.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection includes diaries and a small amount of correspondence and miscellaneous material. The diaries cover the years 1859-1878 and relate daily life, including his attendance at meeting, family concerns, and participation in political meetings during the Civil War, and Friends Social Lyceum, held at Swarthmore College on June 6, 1869.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into three series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • Diaries
  • Pennsylvania --Quakers
  • Quakers -- Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Quakers -- Social life and customs
  • Society of Friends --Philadelphia
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Marshall, Wilmer, 1847-1905
Credits
Processed by: FHL staff
Date: 2000
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. Journals/Day books, 1859-1878

Journals/Day books 1859-1878 Box 1

Journal/Day book 1859-1861 Box 1

Journal/Day book 1864-1866 Box 1

Journal/Day book 1867-1869 Box 1

Journal/Day book 1870, 1873, 1878 Box 1

Series 2. Correspondence, n.d.
Box 1

Series 3. Miscellaneous, n.d.
Box 1