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Creator:Hargraves, Nancy Sellers, 1898-1972
Title:Shipley-Bringhurst-Hargraves family papers
Date(s):1692-1978
Call No:MSS 0684
Abstract:Shipley, Bringhurst, and Hargraves are the family names associated with Rockwood, a Victorian Rural Gothic Revival mansion and estate that was built in north Wilmington, Delaware, between 1851 and 1854.[...] The Hargraves were the last family to privately own Rockwood before its donation to New Castle County in the mid-1970s as a historic house museum and public park. The Shipley-Bringhurst-Hargraves family papers document the personal and professional lives, as well as the ancestry and legacy, of several generations of Delawareans associated with Rockwood.
Subjects:Society of Friends | Gothic revival (Architecture)--Delaware--New Castle County | Quakers | Quakers--Delaware--History--19th century | More Subjects