Quakers -- United States -- Diaries
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hoffman, Wray
Abstract Detailed account of Hoffman's conscription into 304th Engineers (based at an unnamed camp half way between Baltimore and Washington D.C.) and his experiences as a conscientious objector there and in France and Belgium (1918) working for the Friends Bureau Office of the American Red Cross.
Overview The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. The...
Dates: 1722 - 1962