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Special Collections & Archives: Quaker Collection

Quaker Collection

The Quaker Collection consists of primary and secondary resource materials to Quaker history and the religious life of the Society of Friends. The archive also includes rare books, photographs, textiles, 3-dimensional objects, various Friends Meeting minutes, as well as Quaker-related journals and publications. The Collection includes five sub-collections: the Sarah Coffin Collection, the Pillsbury Papers, the Mendenhall Papers, the Bailey Family Genealogy Research Papers, and the Johnson Family Papers.

Consult the library CATALOG or our Finding Aids to search this collection.

Johnson Family Papers

The Johnson Family of East Weare, New Hampshire from 1840-1870. Items include correspondence, certificates, receipts, and legal documents. The Johnson Family were relatives of John Greenleaf Whittier.

Bailey Family Geneaology Research Papers

The Bailey Family Genealogy Research Papers includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, typewritten notes and drawings of the Bailey family.

Depiction of Historical Quakers

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