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Association of Friends Schools Executive Committee minutes

 Collection
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

Atkinson family scrapbook

 Collection
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

Frank Aydelotte Papers

 Collection
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

Moses Bailey papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-205
Abstract Contains miscellaneous papers relating to Moses Bailey, including his draft essay on Alexander C. Purdy, a letter to him from Rufus Jones concerning an Arabic translation by George Keith, and a mimeographed draft of Hannah J. Bailey's 1902 annual address to the Winthrop Women's Christian Temperance Union with her editing.
Dates: 1902-ca.1950

William W. Birdsall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-D05
Overview This collection contains correspondence, lists of prospective students, class lists of alumni, and miscellaneous material of William W. Birdsall, fifth President of Swarthmore College (1898-1902).
Dates: 1898-1902

Edith K. Bushong family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-015
Abstract These papers include the journal of Edith Bushong from 1856 to 1858, detailing the life of the wife of a 19th century Quaker farmer. The papers also include essays and a copy book of Abraham Rakestraw, recording his editorial letters to newspapers under various pseudonyms.
Dates: 1833-1872

Byberry School Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-014
Overview The Byberry School Association was formed in 1837 by several members of the Society of Friends, mostly members of Byberry Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) for the purpose of raising stock to buy land and erect a secondary school in Byberry, Pennsylvania. It includes minutes, financial records, and some miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1837-1844

Comly-White Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-030
Overview John Comly, a Quaker minister and school master, was born in 1773. He married Rebecca Budd, a fellow teacher at the Westtown School, in 1803. They operated the Pleasant Hill Boarding School on their Byberry farm from 1804-1815. The collection includes family correspondence, the journal of John Comly's brother, Isaac, other manuscript writings, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes the ledger and memorabilia of Pleasant Hill Boarding School and papers of Helen Comly...
Dates: 1771-1961

Rachel Davis DuBois Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-035
Overview Rachel Davis DuBois (1892-1993) was a Quaker educator, writer, and a pioneer in the interfaith and interracial dialogue and intercultural education. This collection contains the personal papers of Rachel Davis DuBois, including correspondence, writings, her work with interracial, intercultural, and interfaith projects, personal logs and notes, and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1920-1993

Evans family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-035
Abstract This collection includes photocopies of letters from Joseph and Hannah Evans addressed to their children William, Joseph, and Mary, while they attended Westtown Boarding School. Also included are letters from William Evans to his parents, and from Joseph Evans to his brother. These letters primarily relate family news.
Dates: 1799-1801

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Swarthmore College 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 5
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 3
Hallowell family 3
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 3
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Westtown Boarding School 3
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 2
Nason, John W. 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Truman, George 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
Ackworth School (Ackworth, England) 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Association of Friends Schools. Executive Committee 1
Atkinson family 1
Atkinson, Stephen, b. 1819 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Baltimore Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite : 1864-1950 : Baltimore, Md.) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Committee on Education 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1968). Fair Hill Fund 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Beans, Mary, b. 1811 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bentley, Caleb, 1761?-1851 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Brown, Gould 1
Browning, Robert 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Bush, Edwin M. 1
Bushong family 1
Bushong, Edith K., 1836-1914 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Camp, Kay 1
Canby, Whitson, 1751?-1823 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Charles F. Kettering Foundation 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
Comly family 1
Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 1
Cooper family 1
Cooper, Lucy M. (Lucy Middleton), 1813-1872 1
Cope, Esther Whitson, b.1900 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Cratsley, Edward K. 1
Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
Dartmouth Conference (XIII : 1981 : Moscow) 1
Dartmouth Conference (XIV : 1984 : Dartmouth) 1
Dellmuth, Carl K. 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Edwards, Martha 1
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990 1
Elizabeth R. Lippincott (Elizabeth Roberts), 1888-1979 1
Ellicott, John, 1769-1820 1
Engle family 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Hannah 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Evans, Joseph, 1789-1871 1
Evans, Mary, 1791-1858 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Fair Hill Boarding School 1
Farquar, Charles, 1800-1844 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
First Day School General Conference 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Alfred William 1
Fisher, Thomas S., b.1928 1
Forbes, Hugh, -1770 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Forbush, La Verne, 1894-1990 1
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