Carolena M. Wood papers
The collection contains correspondence concerning Quaker organizations, obituary and memorial notices, and papers which reflect Carolena Wood's participation in Quaker organizations. A letter from John Nicholson describes Friends work with the Seneca Indians, 1900.
- Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1909
- Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 (Person)
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
This collection is available for research use.
Biographical / Historical
Carolena Morris Wood, a prominent Quaker leader, was the daughter of James Wood and Emily Hollingsworth Wood. Her father was president of the American Bible Society, and Carolena (Caroline) and her brother, L. Hollingsworth Wood, continued the family's work in peace and other Quaker concerns. Carolena traveled widely in Quaker foreign mission work and participated in the reconstruction efforts in Europe after World War I. She was a lifelong resident of Mount Kisco and member of Chappaqua Monthly Meeting.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (3 folders.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.
- International relief -- Societies, etc
- New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955)
- Quaker women -- New York (State) -- Mount Kisco
- Quakers -- New York (State)
- Quakers -- Relations with Indians -- 20th century
- Quakers -- Social service
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs
- Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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