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Addison C. Harris papers

 Collection — Folder: S0596
Identifier: S0596
Scope and Contents The collection contains three items ranging from 1880 to 1894, including a manuscript of Addison C. Harris’ account of the Quakers in the community where he was raised. He talks about their prosperity and his experiences attending the Quaker Meeting House and the Quaker school. He proceeds to discuss the founding and early history of the Quaker Church as well as Quaker beliefs. Also included are a pamphlet titled “Indiana” that also includes a map of the state and a memorandum brief submitted...
Dates: 1880-1894

Benjamin S. Parker papers

Identifier: L123
Scope and Contents This collection contains Benjamin S. Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road,...
Dates: 1844-1923

Carpenter family collection

Identifier: L501
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, telegrams, receipts, family photographs and newspaper clippings from Walter N. and Lizzie D. Carpenter in Indianapolis and Muncie, Indiana as well as Miami, Dade County, Florida ranging from 1887 to the 1980s.

Also included are U.S. Department of Health publications regarding the control of infectious diseases and the role of women during World War I.
Dates: 1887-1980s

Charles F. Coffin collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3467
Scope and Contents This collection contains four sets of typewritten transcriptions of Charles F. Coffin's notes and letters regarding his observations of prisons, reformatories, and "Asylums for the Insane" in Europe. The first section of each set consist of seven letters he wrote to Indiana Governor Albert G. Porter in the summer of 1883 regarding his visits to institutions in France, England, Ireland, and Scotland and two letters sent to the editor of the Christian...
Dates: 1871-1872, 1883

Charles H. Test letters

 Collection — Folder: S1296
Identifier: S1296
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photocopies of letters to Charles H. Test in Indiana ranging from 1840 to 1843, regarding his political career and abolitionism.
Dates: 1840-1843

Clio Club collection

Identifier: L471
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the minutes of the Clio Club from its first meeting in 1878 until 1937. These records give information of member attendance and details about the meeting’s programming. The second part of the collection are the programs for the Clio Club meetings from 1888-1935. These give information on when and where the club will meet, as well as who will be presenting what topics at the meeting.
Dates: 1878-1937

"Discipline of the Yearly Meeting of Friends" book and bonnet

Identifier: L228
Scope and Contents This collection includes a book, Quaker bonnet and printed information from members of the Society of Friends in New York City, New York and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1810 to 1831 regarding meetings and policies.
Dates: circa 1810-1831

"Drusilla Wilson: A Friend of Temperance" thesis

 Collection — Folder: S2178
Identifier: S2178
Scope and Contents This collection includes one thesis from Susan Metzner Kraft in Wichita State University from 1979 regarding Drusilla Wilson.
Dates: 1979

Edmund Albertson collection

 Collection — Folder: S011
Identifier: S0011
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter (photocopy) from Edmund Albertson to his sister-in-law, Mary Morris of Mount Pleasant, Ohio. In this letter, Albertson discusses his children and family, the weather, a meeting of the Canton Library and the progress of a student who had gone onto college.
Dates: 1841

Ellis Lawrence personal narrative

 Collection — Folder: S0811
Identifier: S0811
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten account by Ellis Lawrence, dated September 13, 1862, describing his experiences during the "Siege of Cincinnati" in the Civil War. Due to his Quaker faith, Lawrence refused to participate in any military activity for the defense of the city. His account describes the beliefs of the Quakers and his arrest, detainment and treatment by the guards during his short confinement during September 10-13, 1862.
Dates: 1862/09/13

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