Over several generations, Chew family members kept record of their lives through journals, business accounts, and correspondences.

The Chew Family Papers ranging from the 17th century through the 20th century, include historic maps of Pennsylvania and the Mason Dixon Line, commentary on significant issues in American history, family stories, and names and stories of free, enslaved, and indentured laborers. The Chew Family Papers are part of the collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Cliveden staff continues to use this rich repository as a source for our exhibitions, programs, and tours.

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