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Quakers -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

 Collection
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

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

Erastus Test letter

 Collection — Folder S1297
Identifier: S1297
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a letter from Erastus Test in Indiana to Ada Baldwin on July 26, 1856, mentioning how she had been missed in grammar class and other news about school.
Dates: 1856

George Allen collection

 Collection
Identifier: L003
Scope and Contents This collection contains the copies of papers from George Allen in Indiana ranging from 1851 to 1895. The bulk of the collection is made up of correspondence between George Allen and his family, from 1856 to 1870, while the Allen family moved to Iowa, Missouri and Kansas. There is also an account book (1866-1889) kept by George Allen for a general store. The collection also contains a cash book, also kept by Allen, in which he records all cash received and paid out. It is dated throughout the...
Dates: 1851-1895

Henry Charles letters

 Collection — Folder S0251
Identifier: S0251
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fourteen letters from Charles to Sarah and Tamar Thorn in Selma, Ohio. Charles writes about his life and family, abolitionism, and his Quaker faith.
Dates: 1848-1858

Hugh Barbour speech

 Collection — Folder S0065
Identifier: S0065
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of a paper read by Barbour at the Friends United Meeting in Richmond, Indiana. The paper is titled "The Lamb’s War Today" and it discusses Quaker theology in light of the Cold War, and other themes.
Dates: 1966

Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends drawing

 Collection — Folder B068
Identifier: B068
Scope and Contents This collection contains one drawing by Mote of the Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends that took place in 1844. John Pease and Jeremiah Hubbard's names are listed. The drawing shows mostly groups of people talking amidst covered wagons.
Dates: 1844