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Bean, Joel, 1825-1914


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Harlow Lindley Collection

Identifier: FMS-4
Scope and Contents The Harlow Lindley Collection, although relatively small, is rich in material related to Quaker history and the history of Wayne County, Indiana, especially its educational history.The collection consists of historical materials collected by Lindley and of Lindley’s correspondence with such prominent nineteenth- and twentieth-century Friends as Charles F. Coffin, Joel Bean, Allen Jay, Timothy Nicholson, and Barnabas C. Hobbs. The materials in the collection reflect Lindley’s interest in...
Dates: 1788-1957

Joel Bean Transcripts

 Collection — Box: 51
Identifier: SC-580
Scope and Contents

Tom King, a California Friend,was interested in the history of liberal Quakers on the West Coast. He transcribed the diaries and letters of Joel Bean (1825-1914), a central figure in 19th century Quakerism and founder of what became Pacific Yearly Meeting. The original diaries and letters are at Swarthmore, but Swarthmore gave us permission to reproduce the transcripts here.

Dates: 1880-1913

Timothy Nicholson Papers

Identifier: FMS-12
Scope and Contents The Timothy Nicholson Papers document aspects of the career of one of the most influential Indiana Friends of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Consisting of correspondence, essays, printed materials, and a sound recording, the collection, although relatively small, is a rich resource for American Quaker history, especially for the period 1880-1900. Nicholson's correspondents between 1880 and 1900 included some of the most prominent Quakers in America, and his papers are a rich...
Dates: 1860-1922

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