An extensive family collection, the Vaux Family Papers center around the lives of George Vaux V (1721-1803), George Vaux VII (1779-1836), and George Vaux VIII (1832-1915), their business partners, siblings, wives, and children, and encompasses the extended Vaux family of Warders, Sansoms, Heads, Graffs, Morrises, Cressons, and Mayberrys. The collection includes correspondence, financial accounts, receipts, business records, journals, diaries, photographs, and legal documents.
150 Linear feet
Abolition, emancipation, freedom | African American | American Revolution | Antebellum Politics | Business Records and Accounts | Early National Politics | Family Correspondence | Genealogy. | General Correspondence | Institutional Records | Land speculation | Legal Records | Maps and Surveys | Marriage and Family Life | Mineralogy. | Native America | Pennsylvania History | Philadelphia History | Quaker businesspeople | Quakers -- Missions. | Seneca | Slaves, slavery, slave trade | Social Life and Custom | Social conditions, social advocacy, social reform | Surveying and Maps | Travel | Vaux Family | Vaux, George, V, 1721-1803 | Vaux, George, VII, 1779-1836 | Vaux, George, VIII, 1832-1915 | Vaux, William Sansom, 1811-1882 | Yellow fever.