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Alice Shaffer Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: FMS-88
Scope and Contents The Alice Shaffer papers document the life and work of a Quaker social worker and humanitarian who was one of Earlham College's most distinguished alumni. They include correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and reports from her work in the United States, Europe, and Latin America.
Dates: 1918-1996; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1999

Barnabas C. Hobbs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-29
Scope and Contents The Hobbs Papers consist of correspondence and documents mainly reflecting Hobbs' trip to Europe in 1877-1878. Hobbs was sent to Germany and Russia with a message of peace and a request that the Mennonites not be forced to serve in the military.
Dates: 1861-1904

Carpenter-Wright Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-51
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, and other papers of the family of Walter T. and Susan (Mabie) Carpenter, their daughter Caroline Mabie (Carpenter) Wright, and her husband Henry C. Wright, important Indiana Quakers and benefactors of Earlham College. The Carpenter-Wright Family Papers consist mainly of family correspondence between Walter and Susan Carpenter and Henry and Caroline Wright, with comments on Quaker affairs, life in Richmond, events relating to the response of...
Dates: 1834-1910

Charles Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-67
Scope and Contents The Charles Family Papers consists of extensive correspondence of Arthur M. Charles (1873-1974), long-time Earlham College faculty member and clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting, his wife Carrie Lane (Riggs) Charles (1872-1968), and their daughter Mary Lane Charles, class of 1927.
Dates: 1895-1950

Doan Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-16
Scope and Contents The Doan Family Papers consist of correspondence, clippings, and reminiscent material of the family of Abel and Phebe (Lindley) Doan of Westfield, Indiana. It is rich in material relating to Earlham College and to Quaker life and activities in the first half of the twentieth century.
Dates: 1900-1960; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1986

Edith Meredith Koontz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-69
Scope and Contents The Koontz Papers includes correspondence, photographs, miscellaneous documents, and diaries of Koontz and her father, Isaac H. Meredith.
Dates: 1885-1975

Eli and Mahalah Jay Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-13
Scope and Contents The Eli and Mahalah Jay collection contains material regarding their lives and families from roughly the 1840s to the early 1900s. The major strength of the collection is its correspondence section including Jay family correspondence, Ballard correspondence, and Mahalah Jay's Missionary correspondence. The collection also includes journals, addresses, compositions, and essays that express the Jays opinions on many topics. This is a rich collection for nineteenth century Quakerism.
Dates: 1840-1910

Harlow Lindley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-4
Scope and Contents The Harlow Lindley Collection, although relatively small, is rich in material related to Quaker history and the history of Wayne County, Indiana, especially its educational history.The collection consists of historical materials collected by Lindley and of Lindley’s correspondence with such prominent nineteenth- and twentieth-century Friends as Charles F. Coffin, Joel Bean, Allen Jay, Timothy Nicholson, and Barnabas C. Hobbs. The materials in the collection reflect Lindley’s interest in United...
Dates: 1788-1957

Homer and Edna Morris Collection

 Collection — Box: 42
Identifier: FMS-6
Scope and Contents This collection reflects Homer Morris’s career as an academic economist and longtime member of the Earlham College board (1930-51),  and especially the Morris’s work for the American Friends Service Committee. It contains class notes, correspondence, calendar book and publications as well as material pertaining to personal business, social justice issues, and the peace movement. Homer Morris was a member of the teaching faculty (1918-28) in Economics, and an alum (Class of 1911).
Dates: 1911-1951

Joseph R. Evans Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-82
Scope and Contents The Joseph R. Evans Family Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and genealogical material on a Quaker family that was central to the founding and development of Earlham College. It also documents Quaker reactions to the Civil War, and contains some of the best pre-1900 photographs known of the campus.
Dates: 1834-1993; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1993

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Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
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Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1