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Letters from Mildred Binns Young to W. Wendell Clepper

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-170

Abstract

This collection includes letters from Mildred Binns Young to W. Wendall Clepper. These letters relate to personal and family news, as well as news of the progress and concerns of the Delta Cooperative Farm, on which she was working at the time.

Dates

  • 1936-1941

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Mildred Binns Young was a birthright Quaker born in 1901 and raised in Ohio. She and her husband Wilmer J. Young established the Delta Cooperative Farm in 1936 in Rockdale, Mississippi, under the care of American Friends Service Committee. Throughout this time Mildred Young corresponded with Wendell Clepper, a convinced Quaker social worker and close friend.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (3 folders.))

Language

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Transferred from Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 1995.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Jeanne Clipper. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1995.

Related Materials

Wilmer J. and Mildred Binns Young Papers, 1918-2014, RG5/289

Creator

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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