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Deptford Free School Society

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-077

Scope and Contents

The collection contains minutes, 1774-1893.


  • 1774-1893


Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

The Deptford Free School Society was a Quaker organization which established the Deptford Free School in Woodbury, New Jersey, in 1774. Beginning in 1805, the Society met annually at a business meeting to oversee the operation of the School. The property was conveyed to the City of Woodbury in 1893, due to declining enrollment.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)




The Deptford Free School Society was a Quaker organization which established and operated the Deptford Free School in Woodbury, New Jersey. The collection includes minutes, 1774-1893.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Francis P. Lee, 1961

Related Materials

See also:
  1. MSS 004/ Miscellaneous Manuscripts: 1920, 10mo, 27, Autograph document providing a brief history of the School


An Inventory of the Deptford Free School Society Minutes, 1774-1893
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