Quakers -- Family relationships
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Scope and Contents note This collection includes materials from Joseph Kirkbride Potts (1789-1960), Mary Potts (1824-1896), Anna Potts (1827-1905), and Elizabeth Potts (1841-1928), and contains materials in five series: “Journals and Diaries,” “Commonplace Books,” “Scrapbook and Photographs,” “Estate of Joseph Potts,” and “Miscellaneous Materials.”The first series “Journals and Diaries” contains four diaries by Mary Potts, respectively dated circa 1842, 1845-1848, 1868-1869, and 1878-1880. While the diary...
Dates: 1804-1908; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1880
Overview E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. This collection of photographs contains family photographs, greeting cards, and newspaper...
Dates: 1930 - 1981