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Collection of Genealogical Research on William Penn and his Descendants, 1838-1960
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • Biography/History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: Collection of Genealogy Research on William Penn and his Descendants
    Collection number: 315
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.8 linear ft. (7 document boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1838-1960
    Abstract: William Penn (1644-1718) was an early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania. This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, pamphlets, clippings, and books concerning the life of William Penn (1644-1718) and genealogy research about his descendants.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Genealogy Research on William Penn and his Descendants (Collection 315). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Provenance unknown.

    Processing Information

    Re-processed by Lindsay Chaney in 2015 in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT)  with assistance from Jillian Cuellar.

    Biography/History

    William Penn (1644-1718) was an early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, pamphlets, clippings, and books concerning the life of William Penn (1644-1718) and genealogy research about his descendants. Included are materials relating to the history of Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland during the Colonial period.

    Organization and Arrangement

    This collection has been arranged in the following series:
    • Series 1: Research
    • Series 2: Books

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Penn family.
    Penn, William, 1644-1718.
    Genealogies.