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Albert E. Ferris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-136
Scope and Contents This collection of diaries, correspondence, clippings, and other materials documents Ferris' life and life in Wayne County, Indiana in the period.
Dates: 1927-2004; Other: Date acquired: 09/16/2004

Beales Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-122
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection are drawn from materials donated to Conner Prairie by the Beales family. They include letters, land records, travel diaries, and miscellaneous materials. Covering the years 1800 to 1881, the materials offer valuable insights into pioneer life, business and real estate matters, and Quaker religious life in Ohio, Indiana and Missouri. Correspondence covers the years 1800 to 1881 and is rich in description of family matters, religious life, and the trials and...
Dates: 1800-1881

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

Clarkson Parker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-44
Scope and Contents The Clarkson Parker collection includes correspondence, diaries, business papers, and the photographs of the Parker family and of the families of Clarkson Parker's two wives: M. Josephine Macy and Laura White. There are also papers relating to John M. Macy (1806-1887) of Henry County, IN.
Dates: 1839-1990

David Huddleston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-3
Scope and Contents The David Huddleston Papers document the daily life and religious faith of a conservative Orthodox Friend in Wayne County, Indiana.  They illuminate a period when most Midwestern Friends underwent significant changes in their ways of life and worship. The Huddleston Papers include one folder containing correspondence concerning the acquisition and provenance of the collection, circulars advertising David Huddleston’s nursery, clippings concerning the Huddleston Inn operated by David...
Dates: 1872-1891; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1960

Elkanah Beard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-19
Scope and Contents The Elkanah Beard Papers consist of two diaries kept by Elkanah Beard, a prominent Gurneyite Quaker minister of Winchester, Indiana, from 1868 to 1875 and 1877 to 1878. They reflect his participation in the missionary and revival movement that swept Gurneyite meetings in the Midwest in the 1870s.
Dates: 1868-1878; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1980

Elwood and Luella Garner Papers

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Identifier: FMS-127
Scope and Contents The Elwood and Luella Garner Papers reflect Quaker life in Indiana at the end of the nineteenth centurry. The letters and diaries include comments on religion, education, politics, and other facets of rural life. The Garner Papers consist of four diaries kept by Elwood Garner from 1887 to 1891 and letters between Elwood and Luella before and after their marriage. Many were written while Elwood Garner was a student at the Indiana State Normal School in Terre  Haute, Indiana. Also included in...
Dates: 1887-1895

George Carter Collection

 Collection — Box: 31
Identifier: SC-355
Abstract Genealogical and historical materials relating to the ancestry of Earl L. Carter (born 1887) and his wife Hazelle M. Stauffer (1896-1922) of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dates: 1670-1922; Other: Majority of material found in 1804-1922; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2012

George N. Hartley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-22
Scope and Contents The Hartley Papers consist of a diary for 1869-1870, a sermon notebook, and miscellaneous papers reflecting Hartley's career. The largest single item is an account book spanning 1876-1930.
Dates: 1876-1930

Henry Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-47
Scope and Contents The Henry Wilson Papers reflect the life of a "weighty" Friend in southern Indiana in the first half of the nineteenth century. Although small, the collection is an important source for the migration of North Carolina Friends to Indiana. The most important item in the collection is Henry Wilson's autobiography, written in 1860. It provides an almost unique glimpse into the life of a Quaker child in North Carolina and an early Quaker settler in Indiana. Wilson apparently kept a series...
Dates: 1791-1911; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1990

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