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Call Number: OSB MSS 50
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, mainly between members of the Leadbeater family, including Mary Leadbeater and her husband William, and the Shackleton family, including Mary Leadbeater's parents, Elizabeth and Richard Shackleton, her sister, Sarah, and her grandfather, Abraham Shackleton. There is also correspondence with many other relatives, including Mary's cousin, Margaret Pike. Many letters were written by children. There is extensive correspondence between Mary and the poet Melesina...
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