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Scope and Contents The Embree-Thorn Collection consist of letters, essays, wills, and deeds from two Quaker families in South Carolina, Tennessee, and Ohio, mainly between 1774 and 1860. They reflect especially the westward movement, antislavery activities, and business transactions of Friends.
Dates: 1774-1997; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997
John T. White Family Papers
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 who...
Scope and Contents The Warner-Winder-Calvert Papers consist of account books, diaries, letters, photographs, and other manuscripts of six generations of Quaker families in Ross and Clark counties, Ohio. The most significant materials reflect farm life in the Midwest in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The earliest document in the collection is the account book of John Winder (1736-1819), a Friend born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, who married Margaret Briggs (1740-1812). In 1795 he led a party of...
Dates: 1794-1951; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1994