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Mary S. Wood commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-044

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Mary S. Wood. It includes reflections on Baltimore Yearly Meeting, the history of the Wood family, the opening of Western Yearly Meeting (1858), journal entries, Canada Yearly Meeting (1867), the Gale of 1821, New York Yearly Meeting (1865), New York Representative Meeting (1876), description of Meeting Houses in New York, London Yearly Meeting, letter from Josiah Forster, extracts of letters, hymns, China plate patterns, the Quaker Hat, and clippings of New York fashions (1880).

Dates

  • 1858-1880

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Mary Sutton (Underhill) Wood (1805-1894) was an author and poet. She was born on September 25, 1805, the daughter of Joshua Underhill and Mary Sutton. In 1835, Mary Underhill married William Wood, a printer and clerk of the New York Yearly Meeting. The couple had one child, Elizabeth Underhill Wood. She died on April 27, 1894.

Extent

0.18 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

Mary Sutton (Underhill) Wood (1805-1894) was a Quaker author and poet. Her commonplace book includes reflections on Baltimore Yearly Meeting, the history of the Wood family, the opening of Western Yearly Meeting (1858), journal entries, Canada Yearly Meeting (1867), the Gale of 1821, New York Yearly Meeting (1865), New York Representative Meeting (1876), description of Meeting Houses in New York, London Yearly Meeting, letter from Josiah Forster, extracts of letters, hymns, China plate patterns, the Quaker Hat, and clippings of New York fashions (1880).

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Title
Mary S. Wood commonplace book, 1858-1880
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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