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Box 5

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Contains 27 Results:

Thompson, Charles N. correspondence, 1897-1900

 Sub-Series — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Thompson was the treasurer, book-keeper, and purchasing agent for the George School 1896-1905
Dates: 1897-1900

Maris, George correspondence, 1903

 Sub-Series — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Maris served as the first headmaster of the George School. He had been superintendent of Friends' schools under Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and taught part-time at Swarthmore College. He was replaced in 1901 by Joseph Walton. In his correspondence, Maris advises against having a junior school, thinks that George School should not compete with elementary schools operated by local meetings.
Dates: 1903

Joseph Walton, et al, from Bancroft, 1910

 Sub-Series — Box: 5
Scope and Contents On subject of appointing a principal of the School. Joseph Walton served as headmaster 1901-1912.
Dates: 1910

Walton, George A. correspondence, 1913-1914

 Sub-Series — Box: 5
Scope and Contents George Walton succeeded his father as headmaster, 1912-1948. Of particular interest is Bancroft's reservation about having boys under the age of fourteen for boarding school, reflecting his own unhappy experience between ages of 9 and 11 years old.
Dates: 1913-1914

Typed copies of letters from Bancroft to/concerning George Maris, 1894-1903, n.d.

 Sub-Series — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Apparently excerpted from Letter Books, file labeled "Sensitive in Bus. Off. Safe"
Dates: n.d.

Typed copies of letters from Bancroft concerning staffing issues, 1911, n.d.

 Sub-Series — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Apparently excerpted from Letter Books, file labeled "Sensitive in Bus. Off. Safe"
Dates: n.d.

Typed copies of letters from Bancroft concerning staffing issues, 1912, n.d.

 Sub-Series — Box: 5
Scope and Contents Apparently excerpted from Letter Books, file labeled "Sensitive in Bus. Off. Safe"
Dates: n.d.