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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.
Thomas Greene's manuscript, entitled "War Inconsistent with the Christian Character," discusses the "pacific sentiments" of Quakers.
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.
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.
- correspondence 4
- Quakers 3
- Quakers -- History 2
- Pacifism 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Quakers -- Virginia 1
- Travel -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 1
- diaries 1
- financial records 1
- genealogies (histories) 1
- letters (correspondence) 1
- manuscripts (documents) 1
- newsletters 1
- photographs 1 ∧ less
- American Field Service 1
- Cary, John R. 1
- Cary, Mary Goodhue 1
- Civilian Public Service 1
- Cope family 1