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Iowa

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel J. Gummere manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-039
Overview

Samuel J. Gummere's manuscripts detail his time traveling through Iowa's prairies, and include both poetry and prose.

Dates: 1857

Robert Lindsey journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-042
Overview

Journal of Robert Lindsey's trip to visit Friends in Iowa. Entries describe the journey, including descriptions of the weather, travel by horse and wagon over the prairies, the dangerous crossing of the frozen Mississippi River, the history of the Quakers in Iowa, Quaker Meetings attended, and visits to various Iowa Quaker families.

Dates: 1850

Red Cedar Monthly Meeting minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-023
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one volume of minutes from the Red Cedar Monthly Meeting in Iowa. The minutes are comprised of responses to queries, descriptions of certificates recieved, committee reports, among other decisions of the body. In the back it also includes a list of letters received and returned.

Dates: 1854-1860

Elizabeth Pearl Stribling scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1322
Overview Pearl Stribling, born Elizabeth Pearl Stribling was born July 28, 1883 in Iowa. Stribling was the daughter of Rev. John W. and Emeline Horton Stribling and was a lifelong Friend. Pearl lived most of her life in Earlham, Iowa. Pearl became bedridden in 1901 at the age of 18 but maintaned a large circles of friends, many of them Friends. She passed away November 6, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa. Collection consists of four scrapbooks created by Pearl Stribling based around Quakers. The scrapbooks...
Dates: 1914-1928

Andrew H. Woods papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M78
Overview Andrew H. Woods (1872 – 1956) became vice president of Canton College in Canton, China in 1899. He maintained his association with Canton College throughout the Boxer Rebellion and the dethronement of the Manchu Dynasty. Woods moved back and forth between China and the United States with his wife, Fanny Sinclair, who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1901. In 1929, the couple and their children settled in Iowa. In Iowa, Woods worked as a professor and practitioner of neurology and psychology. ...
Dates: 1885 - 1956