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Quakers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin S. Parker papers

 Collection
Identifier: L123
Scope and Contents This collection contains 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, early Indiana and Midwestern history, Quakers,...

Carpenter family collection

 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.

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.

Clio Club collection

 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.

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.

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.

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.

George Evans papers

 Collection — Folder S437
Identifier: S0437
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, hand corrected and autographed, signed letters from George Evans in Indiana ranging from 1839-1840 regarding travels through the country and attending Quaker meetings.

Harry E. Lewis papers

 Collection — Folder S0830
Identifier: S0830
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Harry E. Lewis's family documents and includes the Society of Friends marriage certificate of Samuel Cox and Lydia Kenworthy (1837/11/02); a Sons of Temperance certificate of membership of Thomas Brooks (1848/05/29); certificates from the Methodist Episcopal Church appointing Thomas Brooks a deacon (1851/10/12) and an elder (1855/09/16); Madison Yount's discharge paper from Company H, Indiana 22nd Regiment (1864/08/15); records of the marriage of James...

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.