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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.
Dates: 1828-1842

Ackworth School, England records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Overview Ackworth School was founded in 1779 as a co-educational boarding school for Quaker children by Dr. John Fothergill and other Quakers. It is located in West Workshire, England. It was intended to be a board school for children whose parents were not rich. This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England.
Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Allinson and Taylor family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-001
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of the Quaker Allinson and Taylor families.
Dates: 1876-1912

Samuel Alsop mathematics notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume mathematics notebook of Samuel Alsop. The notebook includes notes and mathematical diagrams for classes Alsop taught at Westtown School during the year 1855.
Dates: 1855

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of Samuel...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends Association...
Dates: 1822-1979

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

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

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

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Westtown Boarding School 12
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American Friends Service Committee 6
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 5
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 4
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 4
Schofield, Martha 4
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 3
Foulke family 3
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 3
Friends World College 3
Hallowell family 3
Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 3
Jones family 3
Long Island University 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 3
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 3
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Society of Friends 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Truman, George 3
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Bryn Mawr College 2
Canton Christian College 2
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Earlham College 2
Evans family 2
Fisher family 2
Friends Freedmen's Association 2
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 2
Friends' Central School 2
Guilford College 2
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 2
Kimberton Boarding School 2
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Media Friends' School (Media, Pa.) 2
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 2
Nason, John W. 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
Nicholson family 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Richard Humphreys Foundation 2
Sharpless family 2
Sherwood Select School 2
Smedley family 2
Smith, Daniel B. 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
University of Oxford 2
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
William Penn Charter School 2
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 2
Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Ackworth School 1
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
Alsop, Samuel 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Association of Friends Schools. Executive Committee 1
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