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Mordecai M. and Francis T. White Papers

Identifier: FMS-10

Scope and Contents

The White Papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, and photographs as well as genealogical materials. Of special interest are photographs and letters of slaves liberated by the Whites in North Carolina.


  • 1731-1950

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

Brothers Mordecai Morris White (1830-1913) and Francis Toms White (1833-1907) were early students in the Friends' Boarding School who went on to have successful careers as bankers and brokers in Cincinnati and New York. Mordecai Morris White graduated from Earlham College in 1850 and later served on the Executive Committee there. He married Hannah Amelia Coffin in 1858 and later settled in Cincinnati. Frances Toms White became a successful banker in New York City.

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1 Boxes

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Related Materials

See also FMS 72, the John T. White Family Papers

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Repository Details

Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository