Shirley J. Vernon family history papers

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Shirley J. Vernon family history papers

Shirley J. Vernon family history papers (Collection 3669), circa 1984-circa 2006, 35 linear feet

Shirley J. Vernon (1930-2011) was an architect and educator in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In her later years, she devoted herself to researching her family history in England and France. Her collection includes both manuscript materials and published material. The manuscript portion, which is mostly organized into 3-ring binders, documents Ms. Vernon’s family history research and related travel. It contains notes, genealogical charts, photocopies from books, correspondence, typescripts, photographs, maps, ephemera, a print, and a brass rubbing.  Additional items include two accordion folders and one manila folder containing more of Vernon's research files, as well as a memoir titled "The Vernon Story."

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