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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.
Scope and Contents The John T. White Family Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, business and legal papers, genealogical material, photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and other writings of six generations of a prominent Quaker family in Perquimans and Pasquotank counties in North Carolina and in Henry County, Indiana. The papers document the daily activities of Quakers in business, education, and family life. They also illustrate the relations of North Carolina Quakers with African Americans who...
Scope and Contents The Lawrie-Tatum-Stanley Family Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, commonplace books, financial records, genealogical materials, and other documents of several generations of Quaker families in Scotland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. They are especially rich in materials on Orthodox Friends in the period of the Hicksite Separation of 1827-1828 and its immediate aftermath. Of particular interest, however, is one of the earliest documents in the collection, a proposal, probably ca....
Dates: 1674-2004; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2004
Scope and Contents The Leland K. and Kathaleen Johnson Carter Collection consists of correspondence, diaries, photographs, and genealogical material documenting the lives of a number of Quaker families in North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, and Kansas in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection is especially valuable for Quaker settlement in Indiana, the Conservative Separation of the 1870s among Orthodox Friends, and the work of the Friends Reconstruction unit in France during World War I. The...
Dates: 1700-1994; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1991
Scope and Contents The Loula (Howell) Thomas Papers consist of genealogical information and diaries of Loula (Howell) Thomas (1891-1972), a Quaker farmwife in Grant County, Indiana. Most of this collection consists of Loula Thomas's diaries from 1933 until two days before her death in 1972. They reflect life in a small midwestern town: work, church, visiting, and the births, marriages, and deaths of neighbors and family. Loula Thomas was also interested in genealogy, and not only kept careful track of events in...
Dates: 1933-1972; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2000
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a diary written by Nathanial Carter. Carter regularly reflects on his progress in religious life and reports on what happened in his meeting. He also is a typical farmer, giving close attention to the weather and the markets for crops. Finally, he chronicles his community, recording events in the lives of family and neighbors, especially births, deaths, and marriages. The Carter diary was a gift from the Rev. Floyd L. Cook of Indianapolis some time before 1975.
Dates: 1844-1849; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1970
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
- Correspondence 5
- Photographs 3
- Account Books 2
- Society of Friends 2
- Travel 2
- Wills 2
- Agriculture 1
- Boarding Schools 1
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
- Earlham College -- Students 1
- Earlham College -- Students -- Papers 1
- France 1
- Freedmen 1
- Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
- Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828- ) 1
- Morgan County (Ind.) 1
- Property 1
- Quakers 1
- Quakers -- Indiana 1
- Quakers -- North Carolina 1
- Quakers -- Ohio 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines 1 ∧ less
- Carter, Nathaniel, 1777-1851 1
- Earlham College 1
- Warner, Elta F. 1
- Warner, Simeon 1
- White, Francis Toms, 1833-1907 1