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Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Friends Instruction Association records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-028
Overview Contains the records of the Friends Instruction Association including minutes and financial records, receipts from stores, and published bylaws. Friends Instruction Association was organized in 1873 by Philadelphia Quaker women as A Mothers Meeting. Originally part of the Penn Sewing School, the group incorporated in 1876 as Friends Instruction Association. Philadelphia Monthly Meeting provided a meeting space in the Race Street meeting house. Its purpose was to...
Dates: 1843-1894

Penn Sewing School records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-056
Overview Penn Sewing School was founded in 1868 as the Friends Sewing School. The name was changed in 1871 and classes suspended in 1899. The collection contains minute books (1876-1906), charter, history, printed report, and other papers.
Dates: 1868 - 1906

Joseph Solomon Walton Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-158
Overview Joseph Solomon Walton (1855-1912) was a Quaker educator and the second principal (1901-1912) of the George School (Bucks County, Pa.). The collection contains diaries and biographical material, financial and legal papers, correspondence, writings and lectures, and papers related to the George School.
Dates: 1878-1943 [bulk, 1878-1910]

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