Quakers -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder 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...
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
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
Collection — Folder S2178
Collection — Folder 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.
Collection — Folder S1297
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...
Collection — Folder S0251
Collection — Folder 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.
Collection — Folder 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.