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Agnes L. Tierney papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-134
This collection includes papers and speeches written by Agnes L. Tierney. Subjects include John Woolman, Quakers in social reform, women's rights, and Quaker education.


  • 1885-1935 and n.d


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.


.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (19 folders.))

Biographical / Historical

Agnes L. Tierney 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.

Ownership and Custodial History

Part of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting manuscripts, 1975.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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