Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
11 letters written by Charles Piersol to Chris Holladay. The letters contain his observations of racism in Virginia during his departure, his work as a "cowboy" on the ship, and his experiences of the American Zone, the Red Cross, and the devastation following the war.
A collection of correspondences between Arthur H. Thomas and Esther E. Willits and assorted family and friends of the couple. Topics include daily life, courtship, marriage, illness, and business.
Approximately 500 letters (also a few clippings, poems and other items) of the related Clark and Winston families of Virginia and Indiana. Letters discuss family and friends, the small schools that many members of these families began in the Midwest, as well as comments on politics, slavery, religion, education, the Civil War and friends/family fighting in the Confederate army, and other topics.
Thomas Wistar's journal entries largely describe his work as an Indian Commissioner, including visits to Washington D.C., the Seneca Nation, the Wichita Indian Agency, and other Native American Reservations. In addition to his work as a commissioner, entries detail social calls with family and friends, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and religious reflection and prayers.
This collection contains the materials of several generations of Quaker families in the United States. Prominently featured are Richard Reeve Wood and Nancy Morris Wood; Edward S. Wood, Richard's father; and Alexander Cooper and Mary Emma Stokes Wood, Richard's grandfather and grandmother. Richard attended several sessions of the League of Nations and participated in meetings leading to the formation of the United Nations in 1945.