Wayne County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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
Collection — Box 8
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...
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
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...