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Archives & Manuscripts

Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends

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Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Education of the Freedmen By Philadelphia and Baltimore Quakers During the Civil War and Reconstruction Period"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-094
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Frank O. Wargny's 1947 M.A. thesis at John Hopkins University, entitled, "Education of the Freedmen by Baltimore Quakers during the Civil War and Reconstruction Period." The manuscript describes the efforts of Philadelphia and Baltimore area Quakers to provide education to freed slaves during and after the Civil War. It provides a brief history of Philadelphia area Quakers' abolition efforts prior to the Civil War, including the...