Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 65 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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Alice Shaffer papers document the life and work of a Quaker social worker and humanitarian who was one of Earlham College's most distinguished alumni. They include correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and reports from her work in the United States, Europe, and Latin America.
Dates: 1918-1996; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1999
Scope and Contents The Hobbs Papers consist of correspondence and documents mainly reflecting Hobbs' trip to Europe in 1877-1878. Hobbs was sent to Germany and Russia with a message of peace and a request that the Mennonites not be forced to serve in the military.
Scope and Contents The Bell Family papers document the lives of Quakers in Ireland and the United States. Most of the papers concern William Bell, a Quaker cotton manufacturer and editor of Belfast, Ireland, New York City, Cincinnati, and Richmond, Indiana. The Bell Papers include several types of documents. Most of the correspondence dates from the period 1811-1813, being copies of letters to William Bell from his mother, apparently written while he was away from home attending school, and from the 1840s. The...
Dates: 1754-1967; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1965
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 Charles Family Papers consists of extensive correspondence of Arthur M. Charles (1873-1974), long-time Earlham College faculty member and clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting, his wife Carrie Lane (Riggs) Charles (1872-1968), and their daughter Mary Lane Charles, class of 1927.
Scope and Contents Her papers include letters that reflect communication and connections among the small group of Conservative Friends in New Jersey, New York, and Ohio for much of her life. Correspondence constitutes the most significant portion of this collection. Included are letters from Cyrus Cooper of Ohio and William C. Cowperthwaite of Philadelphia, as well as family letters, which illustrate the nature of Conservative docterine and theology in the first half of the twentieth century.
Dates: 1896-1953; Other: Date acquired: 05/09/2007