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Albert E. Ferris Papers

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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

Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs Records

 Collection
Identifier: FRG-44
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence of the Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs (ACFIA).
Dates: 1970-2000; Other: Date acquired: 02/03/2010

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

Bell Family Papers

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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

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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

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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

Carl Hawkins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-86
Scope and Contents The Carl Hawkins Collection is a large collection of genealogical material compiled by Hawkins, a resident of Richmond, Indiana. It consists of correspondence, genealogical charts and forms, newspaper clippings, and research notes and compilations on ancestors of Carl Hawkins and his wife, Esther (Myers) Hawkins.
Dates: 1746-1980; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1993

Carpenter-Wright Family Papers

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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

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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

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Earlham College 10
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 2
Lindley, Harlow, b. 1874 2
Nicholson, Timothy, 1828-1924 2