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Nathan Trueblood (1781-1871) and William N. Trueblood (1809-1901) were Orthodox Friends and farmers of Washington County, Ind. The collection consists of deeds, mortgages, and correspondence, 1817-1857. Gift of Mrs. Noble C. Trueblood.
This collection consists of papers of the Updegraff family of Mount Pleasant, Ohio. The Updegraffs were prominent members of Ohio Yearly Meeting (Gurneyite). The collection consists of deeds made to Nathan Updegraff (1758-1827), a member of the Ohio constitutional convention of 1802 and one of the first Friends to settle at Mt. Pleasant, and letters of his grandson, David B. Updegraff (1830-1894), a well-known minister and evangelist. Probably acquired by Harlow Lindley.
Miscellaneous material relating to the Quaker poet, apparently collected by Augustine Jones (1834-1925) of Providence, Rhode Island. Included are clippings, reminiscences, and copies of correspondence between Jones and Whittier, ca. 1868-1892.Also signatures by Whittier. Mostly gift of Caroline Jones Woodman.
William Robinson Wilson (1844-1940) was a Quaker farmer, teacher, and businessman of Henry County, Ind. Born in Perquimans County, North Carolina, he came to Wayne County, Ind. with his widowed mother in 1854 and, with the exception of a short period in Kansas in the 1860s, spent the rest of his life there and in Henry County. The collection consists of a photocopy of an autobiography written about 1928, concentrating on his life before 1890.
George P. Emswiler (1830-1898) was a Richmond merchant and local historian, best known for his Poems and Sketches (1897), which includes a number of reminiscences of Richmond, Ind. before the Civil War. The collection consists of two reminiscences of Richmond that are included, slightly revised in Poems and Sketches.
John S. Harned, Sr. (1796-1880) was an Orthodox Friend and a miller and farmer in Washington County, Ind. This is a typescript of excerpts of a diary that Harned kept from 1859-1865, apparently edited by Ethel Trueblood. Included is a photograph of Harned and his wife, Ruth (Green) Harned. Transferred from D. Elton Trueblood Collection, 1995.
Eli Kelly (1839-1899) was a Friend of West Milton, Miami County, Ohio. The collection consists of a typescript of a reminiscence of Kelly's service with the 8th Ohio Cavalry in Virginia during the Civil War in 1864 and 1865. Gift of Jay Beede, 1987.
Genealogical material, apparently collected by D.K. Zeller and Emma (Zeller) Dennis of Richmond, Ind. between 1890 and 1930, relating to descendants of Henry Kumler of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Gift of Mrs. E.Z. Elleman, 1964.
Lydia (Stanton) Moore (1839- ) was a student at Earlham College in 1862-1863. Born at Springborough, Warren County, Ohio, she was the daughter of Joseph and Catherine Ann (Stanton) Stanton and married Walter Moore in 1869. They lived in Washington and Hamilton counties, Ind. From 1893 to 1905 she was the Earlham postmistress. She died in Los Angeles. The collection consists of her recipe book, ca. 1870. Gift of Helen Carter Sprandling.