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Agnes Tierney papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-171

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of two folders of the papers of Agnes Tierney, related to her time working with the American Friends Committee, especially in Germany. The majority of the collection is composed of Tierney's correspondence while in Germany, but the collection also includes pamphlets, notes, and extracts of meeting minutes.

Dates

  • 1922-1928

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical note

Agnes L. Tierney (1868-1947) was a Quaker activist and educator. Born in 1868, she was the daughter of Thomas and Anna (Hazard) Tierney. She was the principal of Sherwood Friends School and taught history at other Friends Schools. She argued for social reform and women's rights until her death in 1947.

Extent

4 folders

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related materials

  • MC 1156 Bacon family papers
  • MC 1189 Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers
  • MC 1130 Rufus Matthew Jones papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March 2016.
Title
Agnes Tierney papers, 1922-1928
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
March 2016
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Language of description note
English

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