Skip to main content Skip to search results
Archives & Manuscripts

Showing Collections: 1 - 1 of 1

Howard Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-045
Overview The Howard Institution was a Quaker women's charity founded in Philadelphia in 1853 to provide shelter to discharged female prisoners. Its scope was later broadened to assist more generally troubled women and girls. It ceased activity in 1956. The collection contains correspondence from 1942 to 1956, administrative papers, and printed reports and history.
Dates: 1857-1956

Filtered By

  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
  • Subject: Quakers -- Societies, etc X
  • Names: Howard Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.) X