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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

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

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

Bristol Friends' School Minutes

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-004
Overview This collection contains one minute book from the Bristol Friends' School for Girls and Boys, in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1875-1880

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

Deptford Free School Society

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-077
Overview The Deptford Free School Society was a Quaker organization which established and operated the Deptford Free School in Woodbury, New Jersey. The collection includes minutes, 1774-1893.
Dates: 1774-1893

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Overview The diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth Jr., a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Early diaries, from 1861 to 1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to-day activities, family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker...
Dates: 1861-1924

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 Central School Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-022
Overview Friends' Central School was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a Quaker secondary school by a Joint Committee of three Hicksite monthly meetings (Society of Friends). It was first located at 4th and Cherry Sts. In 1857, it was moved to 15th and Race Sts., and in 1925, it was moved to its present location in Overbrook, Pa. The current academic program includes grades K-12. The collection contains minutes of the Friends' Central School and Friends' Central School System and related papers.
Dates: 1844-1951

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
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Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 2
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Richard Humphreys Foundation 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
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Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
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Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
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American League against War and Fascism 1
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Association of Friends Schools. Executive Committee 1
Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Galloway, N.J.) 1
Atlantic City Friends School (Atlantic City, N.J.) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Bristol Friends' School 1
Bronner, Edward 1
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Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
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Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
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Cherry, Charles L. 1
Cheyney Training School for Teachers 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Christiansburg Industrial Institute 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clothier, Isaac 1
Collins, Sarah, b. 1795 1
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Cox, Sallie (Sarah Jones), 1837-1930 1
Cromwell, Caroline A., b. 1833 1
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Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
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Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
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Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Emlen Institution for the Benefit of Children of African and Indian Descent (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
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Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
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Free-School Society of New-York 1
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Friends’ Freedmen’s Association 1
Garvan, Theresa 1
General Conference of Young Friends Associations (U.S.) 1
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Graham, John W. (John William), 1859-1932 1
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