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Joel and Hannah Bean Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Overview Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley...
Dates: 1825-1914

Walter R. Miles correspondence concerning Why be loyal to the Society of Friends?

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-081
Abstract In April of 1911, Walter R. Miles, then professor at Iowa State University, posed this query to other Quakers: Why be loyal to the Society of Friends as a distinct denomination? This collection includes responses he received over the next year from prominent Friends across the nation, particularly educators from the Midwest. The letters present their spiritual and doctrinal philosophies. Authors include J. Herschell Coffin, H. Lavinia Bailey, O. Edward Janney, Edward Grubb, Joseph Elkinton,...
Dates: 1911

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Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
Backhouse, James, d. 1890 1
Baily, H. Lavinia (Hannah Lavinia), 1837-1921 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
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Bean, James, 1822-1915 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beck, M.E. 1
Bewley, Maria, d.1886 1
Bewley, Samuel 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
Cartland, Gertrude W. 1
Cartland, Joseph 1
Chamberlain, Martha Ann 1
Clark, Dougan, 1828-1896 1
Clark, Dougan, d.1896 1
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
Coffin, J. Herschel (Joseph Herschel), b.1880 1
College Park Association of Friends 1
Cope, Morris, 1800-1892 1
Cope, Samuel 1
Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean 1
Crosfield, Elizabeth, d.1883 1
Doncaster, Phebe 1
Grubb, Edward, 1854-1939 1
Hammond, Eleanor P. 1
Hanson, John F. (John Frederick), 1841-1917 1
Haviland, Henry M. (Henry Morris), 1840?-1943 1
Hobbs, L.L. (Lewis Lyndon), 1849-1932 1
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends 1
Janney, O. Edward (Oliver Edward), 1856-1930 1
Kenworthy, Murray S., 1874-1951 1
Langdon, Mary A. 1
Mather, J. Francis 1
McGrew, Edwin, 1868- 1
Miles, Walter R. ((Walter Richard)), b. 1885 1
Murray, Augustus T. (Agustus Taber), 1866-1940 1
Neave, Joseph J. 1
Negus, Jesse, 1831-1922 1
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Nicholson, Timothy, 1828-1924 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Potts, Anna, 1827-1905 1
Potts, Joseph 1
Pumphrey, Stanley, 1837-1881 1
Robson, Priscilla, d.1879 1
Scull, David, 1836-1907 1
Scull, Edward Lawrene, 1846-1884 1
Sharp, Isaac 1
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 1
Shipley, Anna, 1826-1888 1
Shipley, Murray, 1830-1899 1
Stanley, Edmund, 1847-1928 1
Stranahan, E.H. (Edgar Howard), 1875-1944 1
Tebbets, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1855- 1
Tebbets, Mary B. 1
Thistlethwaite, Hannah, d.1893 1
Turner, William E. 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
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