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Mary G. Cary and John R. Cary papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-038
Overview

This collection includes letters, documents, and photographs of 18th, 19th, and early 20th century family members mostly of the Quaker Cary, Cope, Elkinton, Gilpin, Newlin, Stokes, and Waln families.

Dates: 1780-1920

"War Inconsistent with the Christian Character"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-037
Overview

Thomas Greene's manuscript, entitled "War Inconsistent with the Christian Character," discusses the "pacific sentiments" of Quakers.

Dates: 1822

Quakers Exiled in Virginia collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-153
Overview This collection is comprised of the two folders of materials related to a group of Quakers exiled in Virigina during the American Revolutionary War, from 1777 to 1778. The collection includes originals, photocopies, and transcripts of the materials. The materials are largely composed of correspondence, but also include decisions made by Congress, financial records of the exiles, and a single photograph of the Isaac Brown house, where Quaker exiles were held in Virginia in 1777. Includes a...
Dates: 1777-1778

Sharpless Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1111
Overview

Letters, accounts, diaries, and journals of members of the interrelated Sharpless and Kite families, including the papers of Joshua Sharpless (1746/7-1826) and letters of Mary Kite (1792-1861) as well as the papers of Edward G. Smedley, ca. 1836-1908, dealing with his experiences as a conscientious objector during the Civil War, 1863-1866.

Dates: 1748-1875

Conrad Wilson collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1328
Overview

This collection is primarily correspondence to and from Conrad Wilson during his time as a conscientious objector during World War II. His mom encouraged him to save his letters from her, and she saved all the letters he sent. Included in the letters from his mother are photostat letters from Conrad.

Dates: 1943-1998