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Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection of diaries, correspondence, clippings, and other materials documents Ferris' life and life in Wayne County, Indiana in the period.
Dates: 1927-2004; Other: Date acquired: 09/16/2004
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection are drawn from materials donated to Conner Prairie by the Beales family. They include letters, land records, travel diaries, and miscellaneous materials. Covering the years 1800 to 1881, the materials offer valuable insights into pioneer life, business and real estate matters, and Quaker religious life in Ohio, Indiana and Missouri. Correspondence covers the years 1800 to 1881 and is rich in description of family matters, religious life, and the trials and...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, and other papers of the family of Walter T. and Susan (Mabie) Carpenter, their daughter Caroline Mabie (Carpenter) Wright, and her husband Henry C. Wright, important Indiana Quakers and benefactors of Earlham College. The Carpenter-Wright Family Papers consist mainly of family correspondence between Walter and Susan Carpenter and Henry and Caroline Wright, with comments on Quaker affairs, life in Richmond, events relating to the response of...
Scope and Contents The Clarkson Parker collection includes correspondence, diaries, business papers, and the photographs of the Parker family and of the families of Clarkson Parker's two wives: M. Josephine Macy and Laura White. There are also papers relating to John M. Macy (1806-1887) of Henry County, IN.
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
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.
Abstract Two scrapbooks and d diary kept by Elizabeth Josephine (Holland) Ingersoll of Richmond, Indiana.
Dates: 1885-1931; Other: Majority of material found in 1885-1910; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2010
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