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    In this exhibit, the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections has selected items from their extensive collection of family papers and institutional records to pay tribute to students past and present.
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  • Bible record for the Elisha Swan family, 1813-1888, Mss A 6880

  • The next manuscript in a series highlighting our African American resources is an original family bible record belonging to Elisha and Sarah (Jackson) Swan of Horseheads, Chemung County, New York. The family bible was donated to the Society in 2006. The bible also contained eight family photographs. Unfortunately all but one is unidentified.

    Bible record for the Elisha Swan family page 1
    Births
    Elisha Swan Sr. Born Oct. 17, 1844
    Sarah E. Jackson “ May 1st 1850
    Noah Swan “ Dec. 29th 1868
    Lucinda Swan “ Feb. 29, 1872
    Fred Swan “ Feb. 28, 1876
    Elisha Swan Jr. “ April 24, 1879
    Charles Swan “ June 3rd 1884
    Eliza Pearl Swan “ Nov. 13th 1888
    Eliza Swan “ June 9 1813
    Bible record for the Elisha Swan family page 2 Unidentified photo from Swann Family bible
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