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John T. White Family Papers

Identifier: FMS-72
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...
Dates: 1780-1960

Josiah Parker Papers

Identifier: FMS-24
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, account books, and business papers of Josiah Parker, a leading Quaker, farmer, and miller of the Richsquare community of Northampton County, North Carolina. It is rich in materials on Quaker life in North Carolina, the Quaker migration from North Carolina to Ohio and Indiana, the antislavery activities of North Carolina Friends, and the work of Friends in helping free people of color move from North Carolina and Virginia to Indiana. The Josiah...
Dates: 1787-1836; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1991

Mabel Leigh Hunt Collection

Identifier: FMS-40
Scope and Contents

This collection consists largely of clippings and reminiscent material on Quaker life, especially in Indiana, that Hunt used in her writings. The collection also contains a few pre-1860 Quaker letters from Morgan and  Hamilton counties in Indiana.

Dates: 1844-1978

Marcus Mote Collection

Identifier: FMS-5
Scope and Contents

The Mote Collection consists of diaries, notebooks, correspondence, and works by Mote, as well as research material on Mote gathered by former Earlham College archivist, Opal Thornburg.

Dates: 1840-1898

Nathan Wesley Wright Diaries

Identifier: FMS-70
Scope and Contents

The Wright diaries consists of diaries for the years 1879-1885.

Dates: 1879-1885

Newsom Account Books

Identifier: FMS-104
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two account books of Allen W. Newsom (born 1842), owner of a general store in Carthage, Indiana from 1878-79.

Dates: Other: 1878

Russell Kenworthy Collection

Identifier: FMS-154

This collection consists of legal documents, photographs, correspondence, and ephemera relating to Russell Kenworthy, a lifelong member of West Richmond Friends Meeting, and his parents, Richard P. and Nellie Ruth (Jones) Kenworthy. It reflects middle-class Quaker family life in Indiana.

Dates: 1909-2004; Other: Date acquired: 09/07/2004

Thomas W. Barnett Collection

Identifier: FMS-60
Scope and Contents

The Barnett Collection consists of a copy of his diary for the years 1863-1870.

Dates: 1863-1984

United Society of Friends Women Records

Identifier: FRG-7
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records of the United Society of Friends Women and its predecessor bodies, the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Union of Friends in America and the Woman’s Missionary Union of Friends in America.  They are a rich source for the missionary activities of American Quakers since the 1880s and the establishment of Quakerism in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Central America. These records were housed for many years in the vault of First Friends Meetinghouse in Richmond. ...
Dates: Other: Add Date

Vernon Family Papers

Identifier: FMS-48
Scope and Contents

The Vernon Family Papers consist of correspondence, business documents, and genealogical material relating to the family of Richard Vernon (1789-1877) of Stokes County, NC and Jefferson County, IN. The correspondence includes letters from relatives in Texas, Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina with comments on farming, slavery, business, and the coming of the Civil War.

Dates: 1849-1990

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