Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Alice Shaffer papers document the life and work of a Quaker social worker and humanitarian who was one of Earlham College's most distinguished alumni. They include correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and reports from her work in the United States, Europe, and Latin America.
Dates: 1918-1996; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1999
Scope and Contents The Hobbs Papers consist of correspondence and documents mainly reflecting Hobbs' trip to Europe in 1877-1878. Hobbs was sent to Germany and Russia with a message of peace and a request that the Mennonites not be forced to serve in the military.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, and other papers of the family of Walter T. and Susan (Mabie) Carpenter, their daughter Caroline Mabie (Carpenter) Wright, and her husband Henry C. Wright, important Indiana Quakers and benefactors of Earlham College. The Carpenter-Wright Family Papers consist mainly of family correspondence between Walter and Susan Carpenter and Henry and Caroline Wright, with comments on Quaker affairs, life in Richmond, events relating to the response of...
Abstract Correspondence, genealogy, autobiographical material, speeches, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the lives of Charles F. and Rhoda M. (Johnson) Coffin, 1831-1917. Charles and Rhoda were Orthodox Quaker ministers with international reputations in prison reform. Charles was a banker in Richmond, Indiana, and the clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting of Orthodox Friends from 1857 to 1884.
Dates: 1831-1919; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1917
Scope and Contents The Charles Family Papers consists of extensive correspondence of Arthur M. Charles (1873-1974), long-time Earlham College faculty member and clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting, his wife Carrie Lane (Riggs) Charles (1872-1968), and their daughter Mary Lane Charles, class of 1927.
Identifier: EC-24.37 (XXIV)
Scope and Contents The Doan Family Papers consist of correspondence, clippings, and reminiscent material of the family of Abel and Phebe (Lindley) Doan of Westfield, Indiana. It is rich in material relating to Earlham College and to Quaker life and activities in the first half of the twentieth century.
Dates: 1900-1960; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1986
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Edward G. Wilson (1908-1992) was a 1930 Earlham College graduate and a long-time executive of the J. Walter Thompson Advertising Agency in New York City. He was also a long-time member of the Earlham Board of Trustees, serving several terms as its president. These papers relate to Wilson's connection with Earlham.
Scope and Contents The Eli and Mahalah Jay collection contains material regarding their lives and families from roughly the 1840s to the early 1900s. The major strength of the collection is its correspondence section including Jay family correspondence, Ballard correspondence, and Mahalah Jay's Missionary correspondence. The collection also includes journals, addresses, compositions, and essays that express the Jays opinions on many topics. This is a rich collection for nineteenth century Quakerism.