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The Resource J. W. Parker papers

J. W. Parker papers

Label
J. W. Parker papers, 1789-1855
Title
J. W. Parker papers
Inclusive dates
1789-1855
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains photostat copies of the Quaker marriage certificates of Jeremiah Parker and Keren Newby (1789/04/05) and Caleb Wickersham and Eunice Folger (1822/05/29). The collection also includes a photostat copy of a March 5, 1855 certificate of the State Council of Indiana regarding the election of officers and the authority given to them as part of the Council from Dudley Township, Henry County, Indiana and signed by state officers, Godlove S. Orth and S. P. Crawford
Biographical or historical data
  • The State Council of Indiana was part of the Know Nothing movement. The movement came to Indiana in 1854, spreading rapidly across the state. The Council promoted nativism, hence the motto, "None but Americans shall rule America." Source:Information found within collection.Brand, Carl Fremont. "The History of the Know Nothing Party in Indiana." Indiana Magazine of History 18, no.1 (March 1922): 41-81. Accessed August 20, 2016. https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/imh/article/view/6237/6190.
  • Jethro Wickersham (J.W.) Parker (1879-1936) was the son of Benjamin Stratton Parker (1833-1911) and Huldah Wickersham (1846-1922). Benjamin was the son of Isaac (1806-1866) and Mary Parker (1812-1862). Huldah's parents were Caleb (1780-1872) and Eunice (1872-1846) Wickersham. Isaac Parker was the son of Jeremiah (1767-1837) and Keren Parker (1767-?). The Parker family was from Northampton, North Carolina and moved to Indiana in 1818.Sources: Ancestry.com. "Jethro Wilershaw Parker."Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed August 19, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.Ancestry.com. "Karen Parker." U.S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680-1940. Accessed August 20, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.FindaGrave.com. "Jeremiah Parker." Find a Grave Index. Accessed August 19, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.FindaGrave.com. "Isaac Parker." Find a Grave Index. Accessed August 19, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.FindaGrave.com. "Benjamin Stratton Parker." Find a Grave Index. Accessed August 19, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.
Cataloging source
ISL
Location of other archival material
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: S1033: Godlove S. Orth lettersL123: Benjamin S. Parker papers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Party
  • State Council of Indiana
  • Quakers
Label
J. W. Parker papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2604
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/08/20 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/20 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20833702
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from J.W. Parker on 1930/05/27.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965197911
  • (OCoLC)965197911
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
J. W. Parker papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2604
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/08/20 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/20 by Laura Eliason
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20833702
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from J.W. Parker on 1930/05/27.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn965197911
  • (OCoLC)965197911
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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