Anna Wharton Wood collection
Scope and Contents
Miscellaneous papers reflecting the religious and social interests of Friends of the period. Included are the following papers: Extracts from a journal, 1809, of a tour to Tunesassa and Cattaraugus by William Allinson, giving interesting details of travel and life among Indigenous Americans, reservations on the Allegheny River [Seneca Nation?], and the prehistoric remains of a people who lived in this area more than 2000 years ago; letters of William Logan, Samuel Emlen, Samuel Fothergill, and John Pemberton; a petition by English Friends to Governor Shirley, 1741; epistles; testimonies; “A plan for some slave utopia” / George Dillwyn (fragile), and other miscellaneous material on Quakerism.
- 1741 - 1853
- Wood, Anna Wharton Smith (Person)
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
The collection is open to research use.
Copyright and Rights Information
Standard Federal Copyright Law apply (U.S. Title 17)
Biographical / Historical
Anna Wharton Wood (1864-1945) daughter of Benjamin Rapier Smith and Esther Fisher Wharton m. Henry A. Wood. She was active in the Quaker Meeting in Cambridge, Ma.
0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)
The collection of Quaker Anna Wharton Wood includes letters of several 18th century Friends, a petition by English Friends, epistles, testimonies, and other miscellaneous items.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Anna Wharton Wood, 1940
- Anna Wharton Wood collection 1741-1853
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- June 2022: by Nathaniel Rehm-Daly, Harmful Language Revision Project
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