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Carrie B. Wood Diary

 Collection — files: MS.35
Identifier: MS-35

Content description

Carrie B. Wood was a missionary to India sponsored by the Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends Missionary Board; the diary records a log of travel and daily life while she was a missionary from 1908 through 1948. After returning to the United States, she continued recording in her diary, adding some original poetry and devotional writings. In 1961 Carrie Wood moved to Friendsview Manor, Newberg, Oregon. The final pages of the diary list of the deaths of Friendsview residents from 1961-1967.


  • 1908-1967


Restrictions on access

Collection is available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

George Fox University owns the copyright to some, but not all, of the materials housed in its archives. Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of George Fox University is retained by George Fox University and requires its permission for publication. Copyright status for other collection materials varies. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical note

Carrie B. Wood was a missionary to India from sponsored by the Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends Missionary Board from 1908-1948. Born in Michigan in 1880, she moved to Portland, Oregon, with her family in 1905. She arrived in Bombay, India, in February 1908 and returned to Oregon in 1948. Her final years were spent at the Friendsview Manor, Newberg, Oregon.


1 folders (1 digital file at C:\Users\zclark\Documents\MS Donations\Carrie Wood 1 printed folder)

Language of Materials



Carrie B. Wood, a Quaker missionary to India from 1908 to 1948, kept a diary for over 60 years, spending her last years at Friendsview Manor in Newberg, Oregon. She compiled a handwritten list of the deaths of Friendsview residents from 1961-1967 in the final pages of her diary.

Custodial History

The location of the original hand-written, spiral bound diary is unknown.


No accruals are expected.

Physical Description

The archives holds a digital copy as well as a printed copy of the diary.


Guide to the Carrie B. Wood Diary
Zoie Clark, Rachel Thomas
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Language of description note
This collection is described in English.

Repository Details

Part of the George Fox University and Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Archives Repository

416 North Meridian Street
Newberg Oregon 97132 U.S.A.