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Richard Tangye scrapbook


This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Tangye, Richard, Sir, 1833-1906
Richard Tangye scrapbook
Call Number:
0.13 Linear feet
Cite as:
Richard Tangye scrapbook (MC.975.04.014), Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, Haverford, PA.
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Richard Tangye (1833-1906) was born into a Quaker family in Coombe Ridge, Surrey, England, but was himself not a member of the Society of Friends. His parents were Joseph Tangye and Ann Bullock. He attended the Quaker Sidcot School in Somerset, England. He married Caroline Jesper in 1859, and the couple had six children: Mabel Louise (b. 1864), Harold Lincoln (b. 1866), Arthur Llewellyn (b. 1868), Elsie Gertrude (b. 1870), Richard Trevithick Gilbertstone (1875), Wilfred Noel (1877). In addition to being an engineer, Tangye was interested in collecting history, particularly Cromwelliana. Tangye died in England in 1906.

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of copies of letters and documents concerning marriages, and reports from Quarterly Meetings. Also includes articles written by George Fox.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections,  September 2015

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Kara Flynn

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).


The Richard Tangye scrapbook was purchased by Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1963.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September 2015.

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Related Materials

Related Materials

MC 861 British Friends' letters

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Controlled Access Headings

  • Letters
  • Scrapbooks
Personal Name(s)
  • Fox, George, 1624-1691
  • Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends
  • Quakers
  • Quakers--History

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Collection Inventory

Scrapbook, Undated.