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Shackleton family papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 230
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, travel journals, commonplace books, poems, genealogical documents, and testimonials and memoirs of the Shackleton family, who were Quaker educators, writers, and mill owners in Ireland. The materials document the family’s involvement in the Society of Friends, their personal lives and intellectual pursuits, and work at the Ballitore School, a Quaker school founded by Abraham Shackleton I in 1726. Included is extensive correspondence and...
Dates: 1678-1944, undated, bulk 1770-1884