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Samuel A. Purdie scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-021

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Samuel A. Purdie. The volume includes clippings of his writing: a series of essays on “Quakerism in Dixie,” a series entitled “Journal of a Conscript,” and a series entitled “For the Pioneer, Sojourn in the Land of Secession after a Collapsed Rebellion.” The clippings were pasted into the Back Creek Monthly Meeting school attendance record books.

Dates

  • 1866-1869

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Samuel Alexander Purdie (1843-1897) was born on March 5, 1843 in Columbus, Ny., the son of Samuel Purdie and Waity Howard. He married Gulielma Maria Hoover (1850-1936), and the couple had one son, Joseph Moore Purdie (1880-1958). The family went on a Quaker mission in Tamaulipas Mexico in 1895. Samuel Purdie died on August 3, 1897 in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Acquistion

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December 2015.
Title
Samuel A. Purdie scrapbook, 1866-1869
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
December 2015
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Language of description note
English

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