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Box 20

 Container

Contains 12 Results:

Non-Registrant Fund Papers

 Collection — Box: 20
Identifier: SC-228
Scope and Contents The Non-Registrant Fund helped defray the legal expenses of draft resisters in the Southern District of Indiana in 1949 and 1950. The papers include correspondence with attorneys and donors and lists of contributors.
Dates: 1949-1950

Osborn Family Collection

 Collection — Box: 20
Identifier: SC-222
Scope and Contents The Osborn Collection consists of material relating to Charles Osborn (1775-1850), an Orthodox Quaker minister and antislavery leader who lived in North Carolina, Tennessee, Ohio, and Indiana. Included is an undated letter of Charles Osborn; an 1827 letter and 1841 address to an abolitionist convention in Union County, Indiana, by his son Isaiah Osborn (1803-1846); and material on the history of Economy, IN.
Dates: 1827-1957; Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2002

Joseph C. Ratliff Diaries

 Collection — Box: 20
Identifier: SC-223
Scope and Contents Joseph C. Ratliff (1827-1909) was a Hicksite Quaker businessman of Richmond, Indiana, at one time the president of the board of trustees of Purdue University. These two diaries provide a detailed account of his life in 1896 and 1897.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2002

Kenworthy-Griffin-Draper Collection

 Collection — Box: 20
Identifier: SC-219
Scope and Contents This collection relates to the family of Jeremiah Griffin (1832-1900), a Quaker schoolteacher of Spiceland, Indiana, and his wife Ann (Kenworthy) Griffin (1828-1896), whose daughter Emma Griffin (1869-1946) married Luther O. Draper (1867-1938). Included is correspondence, genealogical material like marriage certificates and wills, and teaching contracts from the 1840s and 1850s. Photocopies of materials loaned by Joann McCormack, 2002.
Dates: Other: Add Date

William Macy Autobiography

 Collection — Box: 20
Identifier: SC-220
Scope and Contents William Macy (1786-1869) was a Quaker farmer born in Guilford County, North Carolina, who moved to Tennessee as a young man and to Indiana in 1820, where he lived in Randolph and Morgan counties. The autobiography gives a vivid picture of life on the Tennessee and Indiana frontiers between 1800 and 1820.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2002

Mount Pleasant Free Labor Store Collection [Digitized]

 Collection — Box: 20
Identifier: SC-225
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a list of stockholders in a "Free Labor Store," one that sold no goods produced by slave labor, in Mt. Pleasant, Ohio. Although undated, it probably dates from about 1850. Transferred from Harlow Lindley Collection.
Dates: c. 1850

Wayne County Turnpike Company Account Books

 Collection — Box: 20
Identifier: SC-230
Scope and Contents The Wayne County Turnpike Company was chartered as a private stock company in 1850 to take ownership of and maintain the National Road through Wayne County, Ind. The main account book lists expenses and dividends paid, 1858-1895. Two smaller books show toll receipts and expenditures. Purchased from Craig Wiechman, 2003.
Dates: 1858-1895

Daniel Worth Collection

 Collection — Box: 20
Identifier: SC-224
Scope and Contents Rev. Daniel Worth (1795-1862) was a Quaker turned Wesleyan Methodist minister who became a national celebrity when he was jailed in North Carolina in December 1859 on charges of inciting disaffection among slaves. This collection includes an 1860 letter by Worth, biographical material, and material concerning the Fountain City, Indiana, Wesleyan Church, of which he was a founder.
Dates: 1836-1970; Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2002

Benjamin Butterworth Papers

 Collection — Box: 20
Identifier: SC-226
Scope and Contents Benjamin Butterworth (1766-1833) was a Friend who lived first in Campbell County, Virginia, and then in Warren County, Ohio. The Butterworth Papers consist of a record of the family of Benjamin and Rachel (Moorman) Butterworth and a manuscript 1758 Discipline of Virginia Yearly Meeting of Friends. Photocopy; gift of Thomas C. Hill, 2003.
Dates: 1758-1809

Naomi B. Clawson Letters

 Collection — Box: 20
Identifier: SC-221
Scope and Contents Naomi B. Clawson (1817-1872) was an Orthodox Quaker woman who lived in Wayne County, Indiana, and married John Henley (1815-1899) in 1842. This collection consists of letters written to her by relatives in Morgan County, Indiana, Clinton County, Ohio, and the Friends Mission in what is now Kansas. Purchase from John Nixon Collection, 2002.
Dates: 1838-1848; Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2002