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Carolena M. Wood papers


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Carolena Morris Wood, a prominent Quaker leader, was the daughter of James Wood and Emily Hollingsworth Wood. Her father was president of the American Bible Society, and Carolena (Caroline) and her brother, L. Hollingsworth Wood, continued the family's work in peace and other Quaker concerns. Carolena traveled widely in Quaker foreign mission work and participated in the reconstruction efforts in Europe after World War I. She was a lifelong resident of Mount Kisco and member of Chappaqua Monthly Meeting.

Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.

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