Bryn Mawr College
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection contains a wide variety of documents pertaining to both the Stokes and Woodruff families. In addition to family history materials, it also includes materials from F.J. Stokes Company.
Dates: 1809-2001; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1965
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