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Albert E. Ferris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-136
Scope and Contents This collection of diaries, correspondence, clippings, and other materials documents Ferris' life and life in Wayne County, Indiana in the period.
Dates: 1927-2004; Other: Date acquired: 09/16/2004

Baxter-Sutton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-144
Abstract Correspondence, business records, deeds, and photographs documenting the Baxter and Sutton families, primarily 1855-1910.
Dates: 1851-2006; Other: Date acquired: 07/10/2008

Beales Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-122
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection are drawn from materials donated to Conner Prairie by the Beales family. They include letters, land records, travel diaries, and miscellaneous materials. Covering the years 1800 to 1881, the materials offer valuable insights into pioneer life, business and real estate matters, and Quaker religious life in Ohio, Indiana and Missouri. Correspondence covers the years 1800 to 1881 and is rich in description of family matters, religious life, and the trials and...
Dates: 1800-1881

Brumfield Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-135
Abstract Receipts, correspondence, legal and financial papers from the Brumfield-Smith families in Wayne County Indiana and in Jasper County Iowa.
Dates: 1820-1892; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2007

Bulla Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-63
Scope and Contents The Bulla Family papers consist of account books, correspondence, and genealogical materials of four generations of the family of William Bulla (1777-1862) and his wife Elizabeth (Hoover) Bulla (1778-1857) who were among the first Quaker settlers of Richmond, IN.
Dates: 1824-1900

Carpenter-Wright Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-51
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, and other papers of the family of Walter T. and Susan (Mabie) Carpenter, their daughter Caroline Mabie (Carpenter) Wright, and her husband Henry C. Wright, important Indiana Quakers and benefactors of Earlham College. The Carpenter-Wright Family Papers consist mainly of family correspondence between Walter and Susan Carpenter and Henry and Caroline Wright, with comments on Quaker affairs, life in Richmond, events relating to the response of...
Dates: 1834-1910

Charles F. and Rhoda M. Coffin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-1
Abstract Correspondence, genealogy, autobiographical material, speeches, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the lives of Charles F. and Rhoda M. (Johnson) Coffin, 1831-1917.  Charles and Rhoda were Orthodox Quaker ministers with international reputations in prison reform.  Charles was a banker in Richmond, Indiana, and the clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting of Orthodox Friends from 1857 to 1884.
Dates: 1831-1919; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1917

Charles Family Papers

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Identifier: FMS-67
Scope and Contents The Charles Family Papers consists of extensive correspondence of Arthur M. Charles (1873-1974), long-time Earlham College faculty member and clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting, his wife Carrie Lane (Riggs) Charles (1872-1968), and their daughter Mary Lane Charles, class of 1927.
Dates: 1895-1950

Charles H. Coffin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-30
Scope and Contents The Coffin Collection consists of genealogical material on the Coffin, Hiatt, Johnson, and related families and reminiscent material by Charles H. Coffin.
Dates: 1881-1930

Claburn S. Jones Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-106
Scope and Contents Claburn S. Jones (1860-1941) was a Pennsylvania Railroad official and the husband of Margaret (Kenworthy) Jones (1864-1929). This collection of family papers reflects the lives of Claburn and Margaret Jones and their children and relatives, especially Margaret's Evans Kenworthy Quaker relatives in Indiana and Ohio. Claburn S. Jones was apparently a man with a strong sense of family. He maintained a number of ledgers that he considered the family archives. Into these volumes he pasted...
Dates: 1674-1993

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