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Friends Freedmen's Association

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Friends' Freedmen's Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-075
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume account book and single volume account book of the Friends Freedman's Association.
Dates: 1862-1867

Friends Freedmen's Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-024
Overview Friends' Freedmen's Association was an organization of Philadelphia Quakers founded in 1863 as Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freemen. Its purpose was to provide relief and education to formerly enslaved people during and after the Civil War. The name was changed circa 1873. From 1947-1955 the Association supported black students in schools and summer work camps. From 1955-1970 the income from investments was used to provide grants for...
Dates: 1863-1982

William Morris Maier papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1256
Overview William Morris Maier (1909-1982), a Haverford College graduate, was active in a wide variety of charitable organizations, especially those related to the Society of Friends. These papers consist of materials from his phlianthropic work with many organizations, including the Ludwick Institute, the Friends' Freedmen's Association, and the Emlen Institution.
Dates: 1935-1980

George Vaux Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-238
Overview The Vaux family was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker family active in a number of charitable concerns, particularly as relate to the education of African-Americans. This collection includes papers from three George Vauxes: 1832-1915, 1863-1927, and 1908-1996, spanning a little over a century from the 1890s to the 1990s. There are administrative documents from the Institute of Colored Youth (later known as the Richard Humphreys Foundation), FriendsÂ’ FreedmenÂ’s Association, and the Emlen...
Dates: 1885-1995

Richard R. Wood family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1159
Overview Materials related particularly to the Friends Freedmen's Assocation and the Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Public Economy, detailing Quaker philanthropic efforts.
Dates: 1818-1945