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Doan Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-16
Scope and Contents The Doan Family Papers consist of correspondence, clippings, and reminiscent material of the family of Abel and Phebe (Lindley) Doan of Westfield, Indiana. It is rich in material relating to Earlham College and to Quaker life and activities in the first half of the twentieth century.
Dates: 1900-1960; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1986

Eli and Mahalah Jay Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-13
Scope and Contents The Eli and Mahalah Jay collection contains material regarding their lives and families from roughly the 1840s to the early 1900s. The major strength of the collection is its correspondence section including Jay family correspondence, Ballard correspondence, and Mahalah Jay's Missionary correspondence. The collection also includes journals, addresses, compositions, and essays that express the Jays opinions on many topics. This is a rich collection for nineteenth century Quakerism.
Dates: 1840-1910

Elijah Coffin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-49
Scope and Contents The Elijah Coffin Papers consist of the diary (1848-61), correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of Elijah Coffin (1798-1862). The diary was published in 1863 as The Life of Elijah Coffin.
Dates: 1820-1911

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

 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

Ernest E. Mills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-38
Scope and Contents The Mills Papers include material on genealogy, his efforts to obtain conscientious objector status during World War II, and his parents' peace work in Indiana Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1841-1986

Esther Fouts Jordan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-137
Scope and Contents Esther Jordan was an enthusiastic genealogist for many years and collected extensive material on her own and her husband's ancestry. Her organization by family groups and correspondents has been retained. Although most of the collection is genealogical it does include clippings and other items relating to the Jordan's' religious and civic activities.
Dates: 1605-1991

Esther Griffin White Papers

 Collection — Box: 8
Identifier: FMS-9
Scope and Contents Esther Griffin White's papers include correspondence, copies of writing, files pertaining to the Little Paper, and clippings reflecting her varied interests and career.
Dates: 1867-1954

Goshen Cemetery Records

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-172
Scope and Contents The burial records of Goshen Cemetery in Wayne County, Indiana. The records are arranged alphabetically.
Dates: 1925-1970; Other: Date acquired: 01/22/0009

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

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