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Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored...
Dates: 1789-1905

Association of Friends Schools Executive Committee minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-262
Abstract Contains the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Association of Friends School. Inserted into the volume are the constitution, conference programs, and some reports.
Dates: 1900-1921

Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1812-1831

Atkinson family scrapbook

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-166
Abstract Includes Westtown mensuration book, 1835, with newspaper clippings glued in, 1889-1893 & n.d. Also assorted newspaper clippings concerning the Twining, Atkinson, and Smith families, the Carlisle Indian School, Quakers in Bucks County (Pa.), Bucks County history, the Molloy family, and Friends' schools. Obituaries of note in this folder are Isaiah Quinby, 1716-1807; Eleanor Mabel Malloy, 1883-1908; Miranda Doan Baker, d. 1900; Mary B. Stradling, d. 1899; Abram R. Vail, d. 1899; Marcie A....
Dates: 1804, 1835-ca. 1935

Wilmer Atkinson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-005
Overview Wilmer Atkinson (1840-1920) of Philadelphia, Pa., was a Quaker journalist and editor and publisher of the Farm Journal. He was active in social concerns, especially suffrage for women. The scrapbooks in this collection were compiled by his daughter, Gertrude Atkinson (1874-1948). The collection includes scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia concerning the Atkinson, Allen, and related families, and a typed copy of a journal which Wilmer Atkinson kept in 1917 concerning the War.
Dates: 1881-1948

Atlantic City Friends Collected Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-113
Overview Contains the records, 1872-1976, of the Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City, N.J., and the records, 1986-1991, of the committee of the board of managers of Atlantic City Friends School which tried to save the School. Records are lacking between 1976 and 1986. The Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City was a self-perpetuating and independent board of trustees which held title to the properties in which Atlantic City Friends Meeting and Atlantic...
Dates: 1872-1991

Frank Aydelotte Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D07
Overview The Frank Aydelotte Papers consists of President Aydelotte's official correspondence, correspondence with faculty, and personal papers.
Dates: 1905-1956

Amos Bacon Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-005
Abstract Correspondence includes letters written by Amos W. Bacon of Philadelphia to his children, to Samuel W. Bacon from his father and brother while he was at Westtown School, and a love letter from Thomas Bacon to his future wife, Elizabeth Hall. Also contains the probate copy of the will of Charles West, Elizabeth Hall's copy book, the journal of Jane Wilson Bacon, and genealogical material on the entire family.
Dates: 1795-1902

Margaret Hope Bacon Research Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-276
Overview Margaret Hope Bacon was a prolific Quaker author and social activist. Her Research Papers consist primarily of the manuscripts and files assembled in the process of research.
Dates: 1947-2007

C. Lloyd and Mary Margaret Bailey Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-227
Overview C. Lloyd Bailey and his wife, Mary Margaret, visited Korea for a year (1983-1984) under the auspices of the Friends in the Orient Committee of Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. They provided guidance and spiritual support for Seoul Monthly Meeting, which they continued through correspondence after their return to the United States. This collection contains the Baileys’ correspondence relating to their trip to Korea and their continued correspondence with Korean...
Dates: 1980-1991

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 11
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 10
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 10
Comly, John, 1773-1850 9
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 9
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 7
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 7
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 7
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 7
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 7
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 7
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 6
Lloyd family 6
Moore family 6
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 6
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 6
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 6
Williams family 6
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 5
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 5
Cooper family 5
Fisher family 5
Foulke family 5
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 5
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 5
Hunn family 5
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 5
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 5
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Mott, James, 1788-1868 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 5
Palmer family 5
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 5
Penn, William, 1644-1718 5
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 5
Schofield, Martha 5
Truman, George 5
Walker family 5
Wharton family 5
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 5
Bassett family 4
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Coffin family 4
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 4
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 4
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 4
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 4
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 4
Fothergill, Samuel 4
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 4
Gibbons family 4
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 4
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 4
Hallowell family 4
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 4
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 4
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 4
Price family 4
Sharpless family 4
Smedley family 4
Smith family 4
Stabler family 4
Taylor family 4
Valentino, Carmen 4
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Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 3
Allen family 3
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 3
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
Brinton family 3
Broomell, Anna Pettit 3
Brown family 3
Bunting family 3
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 3
Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 3
Cox, John, 1860-1951 3
Darlington family 3
Elkinton family 3
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