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Bell Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-46
Scope and Contents The Bell Family papers document the lives of Quakers in Ireland and the United States. Most of the papers concern William Bell, a Quaker cotton manufacturer and editor of Belfast, Ireland, New York City, Cincinnati, and Richmond, Indiana. The Bell Papers include several types of documents. Most of the correspondence dates from the period 1811-1813, being copies of letters to William Bell from his mother, apparently written while he was away from home attending school, and from the 1840s. The...
Dates: 1754-1967; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1965

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

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

David Huddleston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-3
Scope and Contents The David Huddleston Papers document the daily life and religious faith of a conservative Orthodox Friend in Wayne County, Indiana.  They illuminate a period when most Midwestern Friends underwent significant changes in their ways of life and worship. The Huddleston Papers include one folder containing correspondence concerning the acquisition and provenance of the collection, circulars advertising David Huddleston’s nursery, clippings concerning the Huddleston Inn operated by David...
Dates: 1872-1891; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1960