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Guide to miscellaneous Quaker series

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975
Scope and Content note The goal of this finding aid is to help users navigate the series that organize the manuscript collections in MC.975. This collection consists of bound items, including manuscript journals & diaries, commonplace books, scrapbooks, financial records, correspondence and letterbooks, and other miscellaneous items, related to Quaker individuals and families, or to Quakerism and Quaker history.These manuscript volumes are arranged on the shelves in 11 different record...
Dates: 1683-ongoing

Rufus M. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones was born on January 25, 1863 in South China, Maine. His parents were Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones. Their family had been Quakers, and he was brought up in a spartan and religious household. By his own estimate, Rufus M. Jones was deeply influenced as a child by his Aunt Peace Jones for her life of Quaker homily and, as a young man, the spirituality and philosophical powers of oratory and discourse of his other aunt and uncle, the ministers Eli and Sybil Jones. He...
Dates: 1860 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1997

James Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1218
Abstract James Wood (1839-1925) was “interested in education, philanthropy, in the various branches of agriculture, in archaeology, history, Indian lore, anthropology, science, in prison reform and above all, in the Bible and religion,” (ABS, 2). He was also a business man, serving as President of the Genesee Salt Company in Piffard, New York. The James Wood papers are divided into twelve series: “Biographical Material:” “Agriculture;” Business and Financial Material;” “Collected Quaker Material;”...
Dates: Bulk, 1865-1921 1865-1964; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1921