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Quakers -- Genealogy

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Fred E. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-37
Scope and Contents This collection, although small, contains invaluable material documenting the history of pastoral Friends, especially in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.
Dates: 1906-1959; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1987

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

Herbert and Beatrice Kimball Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-134
Abstract Beatrice and Herbert R. Kimball papers, relating to missionary work in Kenya, Uganda, and other countries. Includes correspondence, biographical information, reports, meeting minutes, and other items.
Dates: 1902-2000

Huff-Nixon Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-15
Scope and Contents The Huff-Nixon family papers consist of correspondence, legal and business papers, reminiscences, clippings, and genealogical materials of five generations of Quaker families in North Carolina and Indiana. Most of the material concerns the families of Samuel Nixon (1781-1865), his son-in-law Daniel Huff (1816-1899), and his son Dr. Oliver Nixon Huff (1852-1937) of Fountain City, Indiana, and Oliver Nixon Huff's wife, Sophia (Bogue) Huff (1866-1931). The oldest material in the Nixon-Huff Papers...
Dates: 1760-1976; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1980

Hutchens Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-45
Scope and Contents This collection is a manuscript genealogy of the descendants of Strangeman Hutchins (Hutchens) (1701-1792), a Quaker of Goochland County, VA and Surry County, NC. The manuscript was compiled by Gussie Waymire Crider of Buck Creek, IN and published in 1979.
Dates: Other: Add Date

John M. Hussey Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-94
Scope and Contents The John M. Hussey Family Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, and genealogical material relating to John M. and Anna (Fall) Hussey, Gurneyite Friends who were important figures in the "Great Revival" movement of the 1870s and 1880s and early Quaker missionary work in Mexico.
Dates: 1861-1978

John T. White Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-72
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...
Dates: 1780-1960

Joseph R. Evans Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-82
Scope and Contents The Joseph R. Evans Family Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and genealogical material on a Quaker family that was central to the founding and development of Earlham College. It also documents Quaker reactions to the Civil War, and contains some of the best pre-1900 photographs known of the campus.
Dates: 1834-1993; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1993

Lawrie-Tatum-Stanley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-120
Scope and Contents The Lawrie-Tatum-Stanley Family Papers consist of diaries, correspondence, commonplace books, financial records, genealogical materials, and other documents of several generations of Quaker families in Scotland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. They are especially rich in materials on Orthodox Friends in the period of the Hicksite Separation of 1827-1828 and its immediate aftermath. Of particular interest, however, is one of the earliest documents in the collection, a proposal, probably ca....
Dates: 1674-2004; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2004

Leland K. and Kathaleen Johnson Carter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-34
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