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Samuel A. Purdie scrapbook

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

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Samuel A. Purdie. The volume includes clippings of his writing, including 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 are pasted into the Back Creek Monthly Meeting school attendance record books.

Dates

  • 1866-1869

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Samuel Alexander Purdie (1843-1897) was born on March 5, 1843, in Columbus, New York, 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

Overview

The scrapbook of Samuel A. Purdie includes clippings of his writing, including 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 are pasted into the Back Creek Monthly Meeting school attendance record books.

Acquistion

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed December, 2015.
Title
Samuel A. Purdie scrapbook, 1866-1869
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
December, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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