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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
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...
Abstract The Swain-Stanton-Logue Collection reflects the lives of three generations of Quaker families connectedf with the Salem Friends Meeting in Union County, Indiana, between 1848 and 1927: their business and financial dealings, farm life, and their interests in spiritualism.
Dates: 1848-1927; Other: Majority of material found in 1880-1927; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2012