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Abigail Morris Wasson Collection

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: SC-26

Scope and Contents

Abigail (Morris) Wasson (1835-1911) was an active member of Hopewell and New Castle Friends Meetings in Henry County, Ind. This collection includes her diary, 1886-1892, valuable for its accounts of everyday life and the births, marriages, and deaths of her Quaker and non-Quaker neighbors; genealogical material collected by her nephew, Samuel Heffley Morris (1845-1931) on the Morris and Heffley families; an account of the provisions of her will; and an 1858 removal certificate for her husband, Calvin Wasson (1832-1904). Gift of Ernest Mills, 1990. For extracts from other Abigail Wasson diaries, 1862-1909, now lost, see Oliver M. Morris, The Morris Family Tree (1940).


  • 1886-1931

Conditions Governing Use

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


1.00 Folders

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Repository Details

Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository