"Autobiography of Augustine Jones"
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of the single volume autobiography of Augustine Jones. The volume describes Jones's early life in Maine, the death of his father, his early experiences growing up as a Quaker, his time spent in his uncle's house, political upheaval leading to Civil War, the free labor movement, Jones's work as a teacher at a Friends School in Maine, and a description of his experiences during the Civil War era.
- Jones, Augustine (Person)
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Augustine Jones (1835-1925) was born on October 16, 1835, in South China, Maine, the son of Richard Mott Jones and Eunice Jones. He attended Bowdoin College, and graduated in 1860, and Harvard University, and graduated 1867. In 1867, he married Caroline Alice Osborne, and the couple had two children. Jones was an educator and politically involved. He was a member of the Massachusetts legislature and was principal of the Friends School in Providence, Rhode Island, from 1879 to 1904. He also wrote a number of academic and religious works, including: Society of Friends (1874), Moses Brown: his life and services (1892), The Two Elizabeths (1900), War, Unnecessary and Unchristian (1900), Life of Governor Joseph Dudley (1916). Augustine Jones died September 10, 1925.
0.125 Linear Feet (1 volume)
The autobiography of Augustine Jones describes Jones's early life in Maine, the death of his father, his early experiences growing up as a Quaker, his time spent in his uncle's house, political upheaval leading to Civil War, the free labor movement, Jones's work as a teacher at a Friends School in Maine, and a description of his experiences during the Civil War era.
The "Autobiography of Augustine Jones" was purchased by Special Collections, Haverford College in 1952.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.
- "Autobiography of Augustine Jones," 1902-1911
- Kara Flynn
- October, 2015
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