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Elwood and Luella Garner Papers

 Collection
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

Francis W. Thomas Papers

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Identifier: FMS-25
Scope and Contents The Thomas Papers include diaries, correspondence, essays, and sermon drafts illustrating the concerns and tendencies of Indiana Friends in this period. The diaries span the years of the Civil War.
Dates: 1860-1905; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1990

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

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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

Hill-Hudelson Family Papers

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Identifier: FMS-64
Scope and Contents The Hill-Hudelson Family Papers consists of correspondence, legal and business records, photographs, and newspaper clippings of two families in Rush and Henry Counties, Indiana. The first part of the collection relates to the family of Henry Branson Hill (1807-1874) of Carthage, Indiana, and his son William Penn Hill(1832-1896) of Knightstown, Indiana. The second part of the collection relates to the family of William Penn Hill's wife, Ann Maria (Hudelson) Hill (1830-1919), especially her...
Dates: 1831-1932; Other: Date acquired: 06/06/1994

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

James Hadley Diary

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Identifier: FMS-95
Scope and Contents This diary is apparently the only survivor of a long series that James Hadley kept, since the last entry notes that it continues in “vol. H.” Hadley made regular entries on a variety of topics: politics; the births, marriages, illnesses, and deaths of neighbors and family; and especially changes in Quakerism. He often comments on who was present in meeting for worship and what was said. He clearly was hostile to the introduction of revival techniques into his meeting, yet showed little...
Dates: 1879-1883

Jenkins-Dickinson Collection

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Identifier: FMS-65
Scope and Contents The Jenkins-Dickinson Collection consists of ledgers, correspondence, and photographs relating to the family of Dr. Charles M. Jenkins (1854-1929), a prominent Richmond, Indiana, Orthodox Quaker, businessman, and optometrist. It is especially valuable for its pre-Civil War daguerreotypes of area Quakers, and unusual nineteenth-century photographs.
Dates: 1865-1910; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1993

Jessup-Carson-Littler Family Papers

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Identifier: FMS-35
Scope and Contents The Jessup-Carson-Littler Family papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, notebooks, autograph books, ledgers, and genealogical material on five generations of Quakers in Howard and Marion counties, Indiana. The collection reflects Quaker farm and religious life in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Dates: 1831-1984; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997

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