Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828- )
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Scope and Contents The Eli and Mahalah Jay collection contains material regarding their lives and families from roughly the 1840s to the early 1900s. The major strength of the collection is its correspondence section including Jay family correspondence, Ballard correspondence, and Mahalah Jay's Missionary correspondence. The collection also includes journals, addresses, compositions, and essays that express the Jays opinions on many topics. This is a rich collection for nineteenth century Quakerism.
Scope and Contents The Elijah Coffin Papers consist of the diary (1848-61), correspondence, and miscellaneous papers of Elijah Coffin (1798-1862). The diary was published in 1863 as The Life of Elijah Coffin.
Scope and Contents The Elkanah Beard Papers consist of two diaries kept by Elkanah Beard, a prominent Gurneyite Quaker minister of Winchester, Indiana, from 1868 to 1875 and 1877 to 1878. They reflect his participation in the missionary and revival movement that swept Gurneyite meetings in the Midwest in the 1870s.
Dates: 1868-1878; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1980
Collection — Multiple Containers
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 Parker...
Dates: 1787-1836; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1991
Scope and Contents The Leland K. and Kathaleen Johnson Carter Collection consists of correspondence, diaries, photographs, and genealogical material documenting the lives of a number of Quaker families in North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, and Kansas in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The collection is especially valuable for Quaker settlement in Indiana, the Conservative Separation of the 1870s among Orthodox Friends, and the work of the Friends Reconstruction unit in France during World War I. The...
Dates: 1700-1994; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1991
Scope and Contents This collection reflects his activities in Quaker organizations in the 1960s and 1970s. Coffin was active in the Quaker Men organization affiliated with Friends United Meeting, serving a term as its president. He also served as president of the board of White's Institute in Wabash, Indiana. These papers reflect his activities with Quaker Men, Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends, and Friends United Meeting. Two folders that he had labeled "Scrapbook" reflect his political, social, and religious...
Dates: 1966-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2003