Skip to main content

William H. Coffin Papers

Identifier: FMS-20

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and reminiscences relating to Quaker history and Coffin genealogy, particularly the early Quaker settlers of Kansas.


  • 1833-1925

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

William Hiatt Coffin (1825-1925) was a prominent Orthodox Friend who lived in Kansas, Indiana, and California. He was the brother of Charles F. Coffin, prominent Richmond banker and Friend and clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting. He was married to Sarah Wilson, who died in 1901.

Note written by


1 Boxes

Language of Materials


Archon Finding Aid Title
Description rules
Other Unmapped
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository