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Westampton Friends Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1307
This collection contains the administrative minutes and records, financial records, publications, and media of Friends Academy of Westampton, formerly Rancocas Friends School, spanning the years of 1984 and 2016.

Dates

  • 1900-2017

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use. Access to certain materials are restricted until 2043. Please see folder level description for restrictions.

Use Restrictions

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

Extent

4.58 Linear Feet (9 boxes)

Overview

This collection contains the administrative minutes and records, financial records, publications, and media of Friends Academy of Westampton, formerly known as Rancocas Friends School, in New Jersey, spanning the years of 1984 and 2016. The collection includes documents relating to the administration and finances of the school, including documents regarding the closing of the school in 2016, and documents relating to the day to day affairs of the school, including student and teacher handbooks, class directories and photos, school event pamphlets, and yearbooks.

Biographical / Historical

Friends Academy of Westampton was founded as a private Quaker school in 1983 in Westampton, New Jersey. Formerly incorporated as Rancocas Friends School, Friends Academy of Westampton served approximately 185 students in pre-school through 8th grade classrooms. Until 2004, the school was housed in a wing of a local Methodist church. In 2004, construction was completed on a 15 acre campus with three buildings and a separate gymnasium. The school announced its closure in 2016, citing low enrolment numbers.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series, Administrative Documents, Financial Documents, and Media.

Related Materials

The Meeting School Photographs (SFHL-PA-181), The Meeting School Records (SFHL-RG4-129), Media-Providence Friends School (SFHL-RG4-050), Friends School Haverford records (HC.MC-1142)

Processing Information

Processed by Alexandra Stern, completed October 2018.
Title
Westampton Friends Collection
Author
Alexandra Stern
Date
October, 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections Library

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