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Martha Schofield papers, 1865-1869.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Creator: Schofield, Martha.
Collection number: 999-z
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Abstract: Martha Schofield was a northern Quaker teacher-missionary among the free blacks on Wadmalaw Island and Johns Island (Charleston County) and at Aiken, S.C. Diaries, 1865 (111 p.) and 1869 (80 p.) of a Northern Quaker teacher-missionary among the free blacks on Wadmalaw Island and Johns Island (Charleston County) and at Aiken, S.C. Also, farewell speech of Lydia A. Schofield, another teacher-missionary, at St. Helena Island, 1868 (11 p.).

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Diaries (1865, 1869) of Martha Schofield, a Northern Quaker teacher-missionary among African Americans on Wadmalaw Island and Johns Island (Charleston County) and at Aiken, South Carolina. The collection also contains a typescript of the farewell address by Lydia A. Schofield, teacher-missionary, on April 12, 1868, St. Helena Island, South Carolina. Microfilm available.

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