Papers, 1955-1960.


Papers, 1955-1960.

This collection contains the papers of Edward P. Thatcher, including a copy of his 1955 article in the Friends Journal, entitled "Western Exploration and Quaker Naturalists", and letters in response to this article from such Friends as William Hubben, William Bacon Evans, and Howard J. Bourne. Also included are letters relating to the William Hobson diary and the article Thatcher later published on the diary. Correspondents include Frederick Tolles and Levi Pennington. The letters include biographical data on John Cassin, William Hobson, and genealogical data on the Minthorn, Hobson, and Bourne families.

2 folders.


SNAC Resource ID: 7320104

Related Entities

There are 11 Entities related to this resource.

Hobson, William, 1820-1891 (person)

Quaker minister and farmer, of North Carolina, Iowa, and Oregon. From the description of Papers, 1851-1891 [microform]. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 41487401 ...

Cassin, John, 1813-1869 (person)

Ornithologist and merchant. From the description of John Cassin correspondence, 1857. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452831 ...

Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964 (person)

Minthorn family. (family)

Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 (person)

Quaker librarian, teacher and historian; d. 1975. From the description of Papers, 1871-1969. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 27344551 ...

Thatcher, Edward P. (Edward Power), 1916- (person)

Edward P. Thatcher was a Quaker journalist and librarian at the University of Oregon. He was born in 1916, the son of Charles Garrett and Angeline Johnson Thatcher of Philadelphia. He was a graduate of Swarthmore College, and married Monette Hunkins. He published articles on Quaker history in many Quaker publications. From the description of Papers, 1955-1960. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 31524442 ...

Bourne family. (family)

Pennington, Levi T. (Levi Talbott), 1875-1975 (person)

President, Pacific College, Newberg, Oregon. From the description of Levi Talbott Pennington correspondence, 1928-1962, with Herbert Hoover. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869748 Biographical/Historical Note President, Pacific College, Newberg, Oregon. From the guide to the Levi Talbott Pennington correspondence with Herbert Hoover, 1928-1962, (Hoover Institution Archives) Levi T. Penn...

Bourne, Howard J. (person)

Quaker author, of Portland, Ind. From the description of Papers, 1947-1963 (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 27364581 ...

Hobson family. (family)

Hubben, William, 1895-1974 (person)

Prominant Quaker educator, speaker, editor of Friends Intelligencer and later the Friends Journal, and author of books and articles in the fields of religion and literature. Before emmigrating from Germany in 1933, he had been the editor of the German Quaker Monthly, Der Quaker. Born in Germany in 1895, William Hubben joined the small but growing movement of German Quakers in 1923 and participated in a number of international religious and peace conferences. In 1928 he w...