Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 563 Collections and/or Records:
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
Overview This autobiography describes Morris Wistar Wood's early life, his education, his travels in the United States and abroad, his time spent teaching and in academic administration at various schools, including at a school in Lingnan, at the Culver Military Academy, the University of Pennsylvania, Westtown School, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Wood also describes his family life with his wife Evelyn, and their children.
Overview The collection is comprised of the records of the Woodbrookers in America, and includes the organization's correspondence, member lists, meeting minutes, and the records of the treasurer.
Overview Dorothea Eleanor Woods was a Quaker who joined the World YWCA in 1957 and worked for ten years in development of youth and adult education programs. In the 1970s she was a pioneer researcher and writer about child soldiers.
Overview Anna Mary Woodward's scrapbook includes clippings related to Quaker history and Quaker meeting houses, clippings from The Friend, post cards of meeting houses, a Quaker calendar for 1911, clippings about Quaker ministers, materials of the Bi-Centennial Celebration of the reunion of two historic societies, and information about Friends' missions in Japan, China, and Ramallah.
Overview Jay Wesley Worrall Jr. (1916-2010) was born in Pennsylvania and graduated from Haverford College in 1937. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. In 1942, he married Carolyn Randal. After the war, he worked as a marketing manager and joined the Religious Society of Friends as a member of the Reading Meeting. He served again in the military during the Korean War. He was an active participant in the civil rights movement and worked to assist prisoners in reentering society....
Dates: 1990-1994 (these dates are only based on the publication date of The Friendly Virginians, and are not factual, as there are no available dates)