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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

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

Geraldine Cox Leatherock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-174
Abstract The collection consists of material relating to the life of Garaldine Cox Leatherock (1901-1989), Earlham College class of 1923 and and a Friend of Sand Creek-Aazalia Meeting in Batholomew County, Indiana.
Dates: 1880-1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1919-1923; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2011

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

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

Special Programs and Projects: August Wilderness and Preterm

 Collection
Identifier: EC-19.16 (XIX)
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records on the Earlham Wilderness program from the 1970s through the late 1990s. Much of the material is administrative including student forms, records, and accounts of medical problems and emergencies during August Wilderness or other programs. There is also information on the planning of the trips and hiring of instructors.
Dates: 1968-

Sumner A. Mills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-83
Scope and Contents The Sumner A. Mills Papers is a small but important collection of materials relating to a leading Indiana Friend of the twentieth century. It is especially useful for the reconstruction work of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in France in 1918-1919. The Mills Collection includes two diaries of Sumner Mills, one at Earlham College for 1917-1918, the other, much more detailed, of his work in France in 1918-1919. Also included is a large album of photographs taken in France, and a...
Dates: 1917-1930; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/1998

Thomas E. and Esther B. Jones Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-21
Scope and Contents The Thomas E. and Esther B. Jones Collection consists of personal papers of Thomas E. Jones, the president of Fisk University from 1926 to 1946 and Earlham College from 1946 to 1958, and his wife Esther (Balderston) Jones, a missionary teacher in Japan.  It contains significant material on Quaker work in Japan, race relations, Earlham College, and Quaker affairs in the twentieth century.
Dates: 1911-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1992

Warner-Winder-Calvert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-78
Scope and Contents The Warner-Winder-Calvert Papers consist of account books, diaries, letters, photographs, and other manuscripts of six generations of Quaker families in Ross and Clark counties, Ohio. The most significant materials reflect farm life in the Midwest in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The earliest document in the collection is the account book of John Winder (1736-1819), a Friend born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, who married Margaret Briggs (1740-1812). In 1795 he led a party of...
Dates: 1794-1951; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1994