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Quakers -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Doan Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-16
Scope and Contents The Doan Family Papers consist of correspondence, clippings, and reminiscent material of the family of Abel and Phebe (Lindley) Doan of Westfield, Indiana. It is rich in material relating to Earlham College and to Quaker life and activities in the first half of the twentieth century.
Dates: 1900-1960; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1986

Elkanah Beard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-19
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

Elwood and Luella Garner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-127
Scope and Contents The Elwood and Luella Garner Papers reflect Quaker life in Indiana at the end of the nineteenth centurry. The letters and diaries include comments on religion, education, politics, and other facets of rural life. The Garner Papers consist of four diaries kept by Elwood Garner from 1887 to 1891 and letters between Elwood and Luella before and after their marriage. Many were written while Elwood Garner was a student at the Indiana State Normal School in Terre  Haute, Indiana. Also included in...
Dates: 1887-1895

Esther Fouts Jordan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-137
Scope and Contents Esther Jordan was an enthusiastic genealogist for many years and collected extensive material on her own and her husband's ancestry. Her organization by family groups and correspondents has been retained. Although most of the collection is genealogical it does include clippings and other items relating to the Jordan's' religious and civic activities.
Dates: 1605-1991

Harold N. Tollefson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-157
Abstract Correspondence and research materials of Harold N. Tollefson while he was clerk of the Indiana Yearly Meeting Restructuring Committee; research materials that he gathered on Quaker academies in Indiana; inventories of records in the Friends United Meeting; and lists of Quaker books donated to the Earlham School of Religion and in the library at Quaker Hill.
Dates: 1966-1974

Henley-Trueblood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-42
Scope and Contents The Henley-Trueblood Collection consists of photographs, daguerrotypes, and other images of nineteenth century Quakers largely in Washington and Rush Counties, IN.  Most are related to Edwin P. Trueblood (1861-1951), long-time Earlham faculty member, and his wife Pennina (Henley) Trueblood (1863-1943). Many of the photographs are identified.
Dates: Other: Add Date

Henry Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-47
Scope and Contents The Henry Wilson Papers reflect the life of a "weighty" Friend in southern Indiana in the first half of the nineteenth century. Although small, the collection is an important source for the migration of North Carolina Friends to Indiana. The most important item in the collection is Henry Wilson's autobiography, written in 1860. It provides an almost unique glimpse into the life of a Quaker child in North Carolina and an early Quaker settler in Indiana. Wilson apparently kept a series...
Dates: 1791-1911; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1990

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

Jessup-Carson-Littler Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: FMS-35
Scope and Contents The Jessup-Carson-Littler Family papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, notebooks, autograph books, ledgers, and genealogical material on five generations of Quakers in Howard and Marion counties, Indiana. The collection reflects Quaker farm and religious life in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Dates: 1831-1984; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997

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