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Quaker meeting records collection

Identifier: L467

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises record books created by Webster Parry with information gathered from various Society of Friends monthly meetings, in Indiana and Miami, Ohio. ranging from 1880 to 1928. The information includes births, marriages, and deaths, beginning in 1708 and continuing through 1928.


  • 1880-1928


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Webster Parry (1848-1936) from Richmond, Indiana, compiled these records from monthly meetings held by Quakers. Parry was a Quaker businessman and accountant, who was also a genealogist of Quaker families.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 half manuscript box)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged alphabetically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Webster Parry on 1928/04/16.


No further additions are expected.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digitized materials (Box 1, Folder 6) from the collection are available online in the FamilySearch Digital Archives at:

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2004/09/07 by Elizabeth M. Wilkinson. Finding aid created 2015/12/17 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2024/03/15 by Brittany Kropf.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.