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Walter C. Woodward Papers

Identifier: FMS-11

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence on Quaker affairs, especially relating to the Five Years Meeting. It apparently is a fragment of Woodward's papers, most of which are still in the hands of family.


  • 1917-1921

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

Walter C. Woodward (1878-1942) was a member of the Earlham College faculty from 1910-1942 and a long-time editor of the American Friend. In 1916 Woodward authored The Earlham Pageant as part of the Indiana centennial, portraying Quaker emigration from the slave society of the Carolinas to the free Northwest Territory and championing Earlham’s educational value. Woodward was appointed general secretary of the Five Years Meeting in 1917, a position he held until his death in 1942.

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7 Boxes

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Repository Details

Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository