George Fox University Archives

Wood (Carrie B.) Diary Edit


MS 35


  • 1908-1967 (Creation)


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

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  • Summary

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Preferred Citation

    Carrie B. Wood Diary, George Fox University/Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church Archives, Newberg, Oregon.

  • Accruals

    No accruals are expected.

  • 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.

  • Physical Description

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

  • Custodial History

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