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Wistar, Edward Morris (1852-1941)

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1003
Overview Records deal with the work of Friends in running mission stations in Oklahoma among the Iowa, Modoc, Kickapoo, Oto, Shawnee, Osage and other Native Americans. Letters from superintendents and missionaries in the field describe the difficulties and experiences of Friends in their work. Topics discussed include attempts to Christianize the Native Americans, improve living conditions, Native American education, use of peyote and alcohol, disease, Native American dances, conflicts with other...
Dates: 1758-1929

Dodge, Starin, and Wistar Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-056
Overview While it is clear that Edward M. Wistar (1852-1941) and his wife Margaret Collins Wistar (1853-1937) were Quakers, there is no information on the Dodge, White, or Starin families, nor has any connection between the Wistars with the other families been established. Nonetheless, this collection has been classified as a Quaker collection, based on the Wistar connection.Sarah Cleveland Dodge, related to President Cleveland, is the mother of Mary Dodge, who married Norman White. Their...
Dates: 1941-ca. 1950

Friends Institute minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-029
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one book of Board of Managers minutes from the Friends Institute. It includes the organizations' by-laws, minutes from the beginning of the organization, as well as an attendance record in the back.

Dates: 1880-1898

Edward Morris Wistar papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1137
Overview

Documents relating to Quaker Edward M. Wistar's relief mission under the auspices of the American Red Cross to Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire in 1896.

Dates: 1894-1914

Edward Morris Wistar songbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-041
Overview

These two volumes contain handwritten song lyrics compiled by Edward M. Wistar and his classmates during his time at Haverford in the early 1870s. Some are specific to Haverford, while many were other popular songs of the time.

Dates: 1869-1871

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Armenians -- Turkey -- History 1
Group reading 1
Haverford (Pa.) 1
Indians of North America -- Government relations 1
Indians of North America -- Missions 1