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John T. Plummer Papers

Identifier: FMS-7

Scope and Contents

The Plummer Papers consist of an 1827 diary and notebook, photographs, and copies of writings by and about Plummer.


  • 1826-1954
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1827

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use

Some materials may be protected by copyright. Permission to reproduce and to publish for commercial purposes must be requested from the Archivist.

Biographical or Historical Information

Dr. John T. Plummer (1807-1865) was a prominent Richmond, Indiana, physician and naturalist and the clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite). Dr. Plummer practiced medicine on Fort Wayne Avenue from 1828 until 1864. He wrote for articles for a variety of periodicals on topics such as education, pharmacy, and agriculture. He also produced a history of early Richmond as well as readers for Friends’ schools.

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Appraisal Information

Some copying has been done with thermofax process and will need to be recopied in the future. (1987)

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Repository Details

Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository