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Carolena M. Wood papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-240
The collection contains correspondence concerning Quaker organizations, obituary and memorial notices, and papers which reflect Carolena Wood's participation in Quaker organizations. A letter from John Nicholson describes Friends work with the Seneca Indians, 1900.


  • Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1909


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.


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

Biographical / Historical

Carolena Morris Wood, a prominent Quaker leader, was the daughter of James Wood and Emily Hollingsworth Wood. Her father was president of the American Bible Society, and Carolena (Caroline) and her brother, L. Hollingsworth Wood, continued the family's work in peace and other Quaker concerns. Carolena traveled widely in Quaker foreign mission work and participated in the reconstruction efforts in Europe after World War I. She was a lifelong resident of Mount Kisco and member of Chappaqua Monthly Meeting.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.
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