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Wayne County (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Beverly Yount Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-66
Scope and Contents The Beverly Yount Collection consists of the 4 volumes of her personal copies of her Tombstone Inscriptions in Wayne County, IN (1968-1970) with her handwritten additions and corrections.
Dates: 1950-1975; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1990

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

Errol T. Elliott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-17
Scope and Contents The Elliott Papers consist of correspondence, reminiscences and writings reflecting his career, wartime service, world travels, and his interest in Quaker history.
Dates: 1917-1980

Esther Griffin White Papers

 Collection — Box 8
Identifier: FMS-9
Scope and Contents Esther Griffin White's papers include correspondence, copies of writing, files pertaining to the Little Paper, and clippings reflecting her varied interests and career.
Dates: 1867-1954

Goshen Cemetery Records

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-172
Scope and Contents The burial records of Goshen Cemetery in Wayne County, Indiana. The records are arranged alphabetically.
Dates: 1925-1970; Other: Date acquired: 01/22/0009

Harlow Lindley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-4
Scope and Contents The Harlow Lindley Collection, although relatively small, is rich in material related to Quaker history and the history of Wayne County, Indiana, especially its educational history.The collection consists of historical materials collected by Lindley and of Lindley’s correspondence with such prominent nineteenth- and twentieth-century Friends as Charles F. Coffin, Joel Bean, Allen Jay, Timothy Nicholson, and Barnabas C. Hobbs. The materials in the collection reflect Lindley’s interest in United...
Dates: 1788-1957

Jones-Placke Funeral Home Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-160
Scope and Contents The collection consists of death certificates and records of the funeral home. See attached PDF file for a complete lising of names.
Dates: 1937-1976

Norbert Silbiger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-71
Scope and Contents The collection includes an early c.v., clippings, photographs, programs, biographical material, and letters of congratulation on his receipt of an honorary degree from Earlham College in 1968.
Dates: Other: 1940-1979

Ratliff Scrapbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-111
Scope and Contents The Ratliff Scrapbook Collection documents the history of Richmond and Wayne County, Indiana from the period of early white settlement until the onset of World War II. It includes obituaries, historical accounts, photographs, and detailed reminiscences of hunting, murders, hangings and other facets of pioneer life. The collection consists of two scrapbooks. The older was begun in the 1860s by Joseph C. Ratliff (1827-1909). Joseph C. Ratliff was a Hicksite Quaker and lifetime resident of the...
Dates: 1864-1940